Bolivia broke diplomatic relations with Israel in “repudiation” of his offensive in the Gaza Strip, after the attack by the Islamist group Hamas on October 7. The decision was announced this afternoon by Vice Chancellor Freddy Mamani.
The government “has made the determination to break diplomatic relations with the State of Israel in repudiation and condemnation of the aggressive and disproportionate Israeli military offensive carried out in the Gaza Strip“said the official at a press conference.
“Taking this background into account, we are going to officially communicate through the diplomatic channels established between both countries precisely this communication consistent with the principles and purposes of the United Nations charter,” Mamani continued.
Furthermore, the Minister of the Presidency, María Nela Prada, pointed out that “within the framework of its principled position of respect for life, we are sending this official communication to the State of Israel, in which, we make known our decision as the Plurinational State of Bolivia to break diplomatic relations with Israel.”
Likewise, they demanded “the cessation of the attacks in the Gaza Strip that have already caused thousands of civilian victims and the forced displacement of Palestinians.”
Israel continues offensive in Gaza
Ground forces Israelis They attacked militiamen and infrastructure today Hamas in the north of the Strip Loop, from where some 800,000 Palestinians fled in three weeks of hostilities, while several agencies of the UN They warned about the “devastating” situation in the Palestinian enclave, which for Unicef became a “cemetery for thousands of boys and girls.”
Jonathan Conricus, an Israeli Army spokesman, said today that ground operations in Gaza, which began days ago, were focused on the north of the territory, including Gaza City, which he described as “the center of gravity of Hamas.”
“But we also continue to attack in other parts of Gaza. We are going after their commanders. We attack their infrastructure, and whenever there is an important target related to Hamas, we attack it,” he said.
Hamas, Gaza media and witnesses yesterday reported Israeli military incursions into the north and east of Gaza City, which before the hostilities had 650,000 inhabitants.
The Army released a video today in which soldiers are seen walking through an open field while bursts of gunfire resonate, before taking positions in the ruins of a severely damaged building.
News in development.-