Although Iran had requested Egyptˈs permission a long time ago, no permission has been given by the country yet,ˈ Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian complained.
Speaking to IRNA, he criticized Cairo for blocking Tehranˈs humanitarian aid for defenseless Gazans.
ˈInjured Palestinian children are waiting to be transferred to Iran and receive medical treatment. A number of them have even lost their lives while waiting,ˈ said the diplomat.
Amir-Abdollahian stressed, ˈTehran expects Cairo to immediately act based on its duty.ˈ
He reiterated Tehranˈs support for political efforts made by Cairo to vindicate the rights of the oppressed people of Palestine.
The Zionist regime launched its ruthless strikes against Gaza on July 8.
According to a report by the Palestinian Health Ministry, some 2,029 people, mostly civilians, have been killed in Gaza in Tel Avivˈs atrocious attacks.