Egypt Denies Israeli Allegations at ICJ on Rafah Crossing Claims


Egypt denied allegations by Israel brought to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on 12 January that accuse Egypt of preventing the entry of humanitarian and relief aid into the Gaza Strip from the Egyptian side of the Rafah Crossing. In a statement, chairman of the State Information Service (SIS), Diaa Rashwan, said that Israeli officials — including the prime minister, the minister of defense, and the energy minister — have confirmed dozens of times in public statements since the start of the aggression of Gaza that “they will not allow aid to enter Gaza Strip, especially fuel because this is part of the war that their state is waging against the Strip.” Rashwan added that Israel, having found itself accused with documented evidence of war and genocidal crimes, resorted to throwing accusations against Egypt in an attempt to escape its likely condemnation by the court. “Egypt has announced dozens of times in official statements, starting with the President of the Republic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and all concerned parties, that the Rafah crossing from the Egyptian side is open without interruption, calling on the Israeli side not to…

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