The Iraqi Foreign Ministry welcomes the issuance of the UN Security Council resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza during the holy month of Ramadan, leading to a permanent ceasefire.

The Ministry stresses the importance of the parties’ compliance with their obligations under international law, in addition to expanding the flow of humanitarian aid to civilians in the entire Gaza Strip, and enhance their protection.

The Ministry reiterate its calls on the international community to assume its responsibility towards stopping the Israeli occupation’s attacks on civilians in the Gaza Strip, and affirm the necessity of ending the suffering of the Palestinian people and enabling them to obtain their rights of living in safety.

Iraqi Foreign Ministry

March 25, 2024