France prioritizes achieving a ceasefire in Gaza - French ambassador

France's Ambassador to Jordan, Alexis Le Cour Grandmaison
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AMMAN — On Sunday, France's Ambassador to Jordan, Alexis Le Cour Grandmaison, said that the ceasefire in the Gaza Strip is a priority for France and stressed the importance of stopping settler violence in the West Bank, Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.اضافة اعلان

During a meeting with the Jordanian-French Friendship Committee of the Senate, chaired by Senator Issa Murad, Grandmaison reiterated France's support for various UN resolutions proposed since the onset of the war on Gaza.

The French ambassador reaffirmed his country's ongoing financial assistance to UNRWA and expressed gratitude for Jordan's exceptional efforts in facilitating medical, relief, and humanitarian aid to Gaza through airdrops.

Moreover, he emphasized Jordan's pivotal role as a partner in France's development endeavors and collaborative initiatives to foster regional peace and stability. He reiterated France's support for the Hashemite custodianship of Jerusalem's Christian and Islamic holy sites, stressing the imperative of their preservation.

Senator Murad opened the discussion by underlining the urgent need for increased Arab and international efforts to swiftly achieve a ceasefire in Gaza, emphasized the crucial role of coordination between the French and Jordanian Senates, and called upon all nations to bolster support for UNRWA's humanitarian mission in Gaza.

Committee members echoed Murad's sentiments, urging France to escalate assistance to Gaza's residents and leverage its influence to end the war. As a permanent member of the Security Council, they stressed France's pivotal role in addressing the Palestinian question and advocating for an immediate cessation of settlement construction in the region.

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