Cape Town: The South African government has announced that they are recalling all their diplomats from Israel to express their concerns about the current situation in Gaza.
Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, a minister in the South African Presidency, stated during a news briefing on Monday that the South African government has decided to recall all its diplomats from Tel Aviv for consultations. Speaking to the reporters she stated, “A genocide under the watch of the international community cannot be tolerated. Another holocaust in the history of humankind is not acceptable,”.
Government of South Africa announces it is recalling all its diplomats in Israel for consultation- say concerned over failure of Intl community to hold Israel to account & failure to “stop the impunity” & the “genocidal acts the Israeli govt is doing to the Palestinian people” pic.twitter.com/mtKTpxzfbK
— Samira Sawlani (@samirasawlani) November 6, 2023
Before this, several countries, including Jordan, Chile, Colombia, Kuwait, Turkey, and many others, had already announced to recall their diplomats from Israel in protest of the humanitarian atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians in Gaza.
It’s worth noting that Israeli bombardment in Gaza has resulted in the martyrdom of over 10,022 Palestinians, which includes 4,104 children and 2,641 women.