The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Tor Wennesland, on Sunday welcomed the announcement of the ceasefire in Gaza and Israel.
In a statement, Wennesland said, “I welcome the announcement of a ceasefire in Gaza and Israel.”
“I am deeply saddened by the loss of life and injuries, including children and women, from Israeli airstrikes in Gaza,” he added, pointing to the firing of rockets toward Israel by Palestinian Islamic Jihad.
The official also commended Egypt for its efforts to help restore calm, calling on all sides to observe the ceasefire.
“I look forward to the immediate restoration of humanitarian access and all social and economic measures to support Palestinian livelihoods in Gaza,” he indicated.
Source: Jordan News Agency