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Türkiye Iran discuss possible steps for permanent cease-fire

Sunday 26-November-2023

The Turkish and Iranian presidents discussed in a phone call on Sunday the “unlawful” Israeli attacks on Gaza Turkish authorities said.

According to a statement by the Communications Directorate Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ebrahim Raisi exchanged views on the possible steps to be taken for a permanent cease-fire in the region along with humanitarian aid delivery to Palestinian people.

Erdogan stressed the importance of the Muslim world especially Türkiye and Iran adopting a common stance in the face of Israeli atrocities in the Palestinian territories the statement added.

He further said that Ankara and Tehran will continue to work together for a permanent cease-fire and achieve lasting peace.

A four-day humanitarian pause mediated by Qatar and Egypt went into effect on Friday temporarily halting Israel’s attacks on the Gaza Strip.

Around 150 Palestinian prisoners and 50 Israeli captives held in Gaza are to be released over four days under the truce deal.

 

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