The acting President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, will attend this Saturday the international summit to be held in Egypt to address the current conflict in the Gaza Strip following the terrorist attack perpetrated by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) against Israel on last October 7, as announced by the Government.
The summit, called by the Egyptian president, Abdelfatá al-Sisi, will address the current situation in the region and the acute humanitarian crisis in Gaza, as well as the future of the Palestinian cause and the peace process, Moncloa stated in a statement, which frames this event in the effort to “mobilize the community with the aim of stopping the current spiral of violence and seeking solutions to the conflict. The president will travel accompanied by the Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares.
Several leaders from the region as well as some Europeans are expected to attend Saturday’s meeting organized by the Egyptian president, Abdel Fattá al Sisi, and there has even been speculation that the American president could attend. Joe Bidenwho was already in Israel this Wednesday.
According to the Egyptian press, among those who have confirmed their attendance is the president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoganthe Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbasas well as the emirs of Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait, and the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, among others, in addition to the secretary general of the UN, Antonio Guterres.
Likewise, according to Moncloa, other countries such as Germany, France or Italy have also been invited, at the European level, as well as Algeria and Morocco, in addition to China and Brazil.