The Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, Petra de Sutter, has expressed her support for the words of the head of the Belgian Executive, Alexander de Croo, who the day before participated in a joint round in front of the Rafá crossing with the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez , and advocated an end to Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.
“Clear message from Belgian Prime Minister De Croo in his diplomatic mission with the President of the Spanish Government Sánchez,” said the ‘number two’ of the Belgian Executive in a publication shared on her official profile on the social network Twitter.
“It is necessary to put an end to the killing of innocent people. There is no military solution to this conflict. A general ceasefire and a political solution are the only way forward,” added De Sutter, replicating a message that was already in the The day before it cost Belgium a reprimand from Israel.
In fact, the Israeli authorities summoned the respective Spanish and Belgian ambassadors to express their deep rejection of statements that they consider support the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), responsible for the death of almost 1,200 people on October 7.
For his part, President Sánchez went one step further and left the door open to the possibility of Spain recognizing the State of Palestine even alone, although he stressed his intention for this to be a step agreed upon jointly by the countries. of the European Union.
After that offensive at the beginning of October, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched a bloody counteroffensive focused on the Palestinian militia structures in the north of the Gaza Strip. After about a month and a half, Gazan authorities have reported the deaths of more than 14,800 people.