German Scholz calls on Hamas to release all hostages

Natalie Portman
By Natalie Portman 2 Min Read
A helicopter carrying hostages launched by Hamas militants lands on the Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Israel. Ilia Yefimovich/dpa

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed his aid on the release of 24 individuals kidnapped by the Islamic group Hamas and held hostage in Gaza and in addition referred to as for the release of greater than 200 hostages nonetheless held there.

“It is sweet information {that a} first group of hostages has lastly been freed. We can solely think about what they and their households have had to undergo in latest weeks,” the chancellor wrote on Platform X on Friday.

“This is the result of tireless diplomacy – our thanks go to everyone who engaged in this. Today is just the beginning. Hamas must unconditionally release all hostages,” he continued.

The release of the 24 Hamas prisoners adopted an settlement between Israel and Hamas. According to Qatar, which together with others brokered the four-day ceasefire and hostage alternate, these freed embrace 13 Israelis, 10 Thai residents and one Filipino citizen.

A helicopter carrying hostages launched by Hamas militants lands on the Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Israel. Ilia Yefimovich/dpa
A helicopter carrying hostages launched by Hamas militants lands on the Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Israel. Ilia Yefimovich/dpa

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