«There are violations by Hamas when it uses human shields. But when you look at the number of civilians who have been killed during military operations, there is something that is clearly wrong”: the UN secretary general said Antonio Guterres to Reuters Next, as stated on the agency’s website. «It is also important to make Israel understand – she added – that it is against its interests to see every day the terrible image of the dramatic humanitarian needs of the Palestinian people. This does not help Israel in relation to global public opinion.”
The release of the hostages
A source close to Hamas confirms ongoing negotiations for the release of 12 hostages, including 6 Americans, in exchange for a three-day truce.