French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that the country is ready to receive sick or injured Palestinian children in its hospitals in the Gaza Strip, where an Israeli military offensive continues. To support this effort, Macron confirmed the dispatch of a new plane with ten tons of medical supplies and the deployment of a second medical ship to support humanitarian efforts in the area. During a phone conversation with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Macron pointed out that France mobilized all its resources to help evacuate injured or sick children from the Gaza Strip to its hospitals. He also called for international cooperation in the fight against terrorism and stressed the need for an urgent humanitarian ceasefire that would lead to a ceasefire so that aid can be delivered to the Palestinian population in the safest possible way. Agreeing with Al-Sisi, Macron emphasized the importance of finding immediate solutions to the current crisis and acting to guarantee the delivery of humanitarian aid. Both leaders stressed the importance of launching a comprehensive political process to achieve a just solution to the Palestinian cause, based on a two-state solution.
In addition to medical aid and humanitarian efforts, Macron stated that the release of hostages held by Hamas is a priority for France. This followed an attack by Hamas on October 7, which left nearly 1,200 dead and around 240 kidnapped. The situation has escalated, with thousands of deaths primarily in