EP calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza for first time

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BRUSSELS— The European Parliament (EP) has, for the first time, called for an "immediate and permanent ceasefire" in Gaza.

In the EP General Assembly, the report for 2023 on "The state of human rights and democracy in the world and the policy of the European Union (EU)" was accepted with 265 votes in favor, 253 against, and 10 abstentions, Sarajevo Times reported. 
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Members of the Left group in the parliament requested an amendment in the report's 62nd article to include the call for an "Immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza."

Therefore, the revised and approved report stated that “The EU, its member states and the international community call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in the Gaza Strip to ensure unhindered access to food and water for all people”.

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