Australia calls on parties to agree ceasefire

  • Media release

It is six months since Australia voted with 152 countries for a ceasefire at the United Nations.

The human suffering in Gaza is unacceptable. This war must end.

Australia repeats our support for President Biden’s ceasefire proposal and we are pleased to see growing international support, including from G7 leaders.

Australia is working with countries that support peace to press all parties to agree to the terms immediately.

Civilians must be protected, the catastrophic humanitarian situation must be addressed, and the hostages must be released.

Any delay will only see further lives lost.

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