UN says its access to Gaza's Rafah crossing 'denied' by Israel

AFP , Tuesday 7 May 2024

The United Nations has had its access to the closed Rafah crossing into southern Gaza denied by the Israeli authorities, a spokesman for the UN's humanitarian agency OCHA said Tuesday.

UNRWA
File Photo: UNRWA workers carrying Flour bags in a warehouse. Photo courtesy UNRWA.

 

"We currently do not have any physical presence at the Rafah crossing as our access... has been denied by COGAT," Jens Laerke told a press conference in Geneva, referring to the Israeli agency that oversees supplies into the Palestinian territories.

Search Keywords:
Short link: