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News, October 2012
Jordanian Aid Convoy, Ansar 3, Arrives in Gaza, Swedish Solidarity Ship Sailing to Besieged Palestinian Territory
[ 08/10/2012 - 09:01 AM ]
The Jordanian aid convoy Ansar 3 arrived on Sunday evening in the besieged Gaza Strip through the Rafah border crossing to deliver humanitarian assistance and supplies.
67 activists, mostly from Jordan, are members of this aid convoy led by Bashir Al-Zamili.
Former Palestinian minister of labor and social affairs Ahmed Al-Kurd and representatives of women's movement in Gaza received the convoy at Rafah crossing.
In a news conference held at the Palestinian side of Rafah crossing upon its arrival, Minister Kurd expressed appreciation to all members of the convoy for their efforts to help Gaza people.
He said that such anti-siege convoys help strengthen the steadfastness of the Palestinian people in Gaza in the face of the Israeli occupation regime.
In his speech, head of the convoy Bashir Al-Zamili said he and all his fellow activists are very happy to visit Gaza and help its people.
"We have come from Jordan in order to break the unjust siege and to affirm that we will never forsake you," he stated.
He also pointed out that a galaxy of Jordanian engineers, doctors and pharmacists came along with this convoy to provide assistance in their fields for the Gaza people.
Swedish Solidarity Ship Sailing to Gaza
The Helsingin Sanomat Swedish paper reported that
Swedish-owned ship sailing under a Finnish flag, is on en route to the
besieged Gaza Strip carrying tons of aid supplies to the besieged
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