Ankara, The Gulf Observer: Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan has been engaging in diplomatic efforts for finding a solution to the human tragedy in Gaza as Israel continues relentless attacks on the blockaded enclave.
Fidan on Monday held separate phone calls with his Dutch counterpart Hanke Bruins Slot and Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky to discuss the latest situation in the region, according to Turkish diplomatic sources.
Fidan told Slot that a full ceasefire should be declared as soon as possible and humanitarian aid need to be delivered to Gaza immediately, the sources said.
He also said that joint effort should be made to prevent the escalating tension in Gaza from turning into a regional crisis.
During the phone call, the top diplomats also exchanged views on the situation in Ukraine as Russia’s war on its neighbor continues. Fidan emphasised the importance of revitalising the Black Sea grain deal, the sources added.