Israel reopens the Kerem Shalom crossing for the entry of humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip

Israeli authorities have reopened the Kerem Shalom border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip to allow humanitarian aid to enter the Palestinian enclave.

An official from the Palestinian Red Crescent has confirmed the entry of the first trucks through Kerem Shalom and has indicated that around 200 trucks are expected to enter, including four tankers with fuel, according to the Palestinian newspaper ‘Al Quds’. .

Egyptian media have also reported the entry of trucks through the Kerem Shalom crossing, which connects Israeli territory with the Gaza Strip right at the southern edge of the enclave.

The reopening of this border crossing is the result of an agreement reached between the US president, Joe Biden, and the Egyptian president, Abdel Fattá al Sisi, which was announced last Friday.

The Israeli Armed Forces have reported that more than 2,000 trucks with humanitarian aid entered via Israel last week, also through Kerem Shalom. This aid has arrived by boat to Israel or comes from Jordan and has subsequently been transported by land to Gaza.

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