The Red Cross president recently traveled to Qatar to meet with Ismaïl Haniyeh, the head of the Hamas political bureau, in an effort to improve respect for international humanitarian law and address the ongoing conflict in Israel and Gaza. This visit is part of a broader effort by the Red Cross to hold direct discussions with all parties involved in the conflict in order to ensure that the necessary medical care and well-being of hostages being held in Gaza are maintained.
As Qatar continues to mediate for the release of Israeli hostages held in Gaza, there are hopes that an agreement may be reached on the horizon. The Red Cross is actively working to address the humanitarian impact of this conflict and ensure that those affected are safe and well-being is maintained.
During this visit, the Red Cross president discussed various issues related to the armed conflict, including efforts to address loss of life and retaliatory attacks from Israel. The organization is seeking permission to visit hostages in Gaza in order to provide necessary medical care and ensure their well-being.
Overall, this visit represents a significant step forward in efforts to address the humanitarian impact of this conflict and ensure that those affected are given the support they need.