France announces 11mn euros in aid for Gaza

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 15:39

Paris: President Francois Hollande Thursday announced an 11-million-euro ($14.8 million) aid package for Gaza after meeting French non-governmental organisations working in the area.

The NGOs "highlighted the gravity of the situation, the scale of the humanitarian needs of the civilian population and the difficulty of humanitarian workers in getting to the victims," Hollande`s office said.

First Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 15:39
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