The State of Israel and the Israeli people have our full support. We are with you. This position was expressed by Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov during his meetings with the Prime Minister of the State of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and President Isaac Herzog during a one-day visit to Jerusalem. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Gabriel is part of the delegation led by Academician Denkov.
“We know how difficult times are today, and that’s why we’re here. We were all shocked by the terrorist attacks that killed so many innocent people in Israel,” the Prime Minister of Bulgaria said to his Israeli counterpart, Netanyahu. Academician Denkov assured the President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog that our country would provide humanitarian support with everything necessary, including the dispatch of medical specialists. “You can count on us,” said Academician Denkov.
Diplomatic attempts to declare a humanitarian pause in the Gaza Strip
The Prime Minister stressed the importance of all the hostages being released as soon as possible and before that the International Committee of the Red Cross getting immediate access to them. “I appreciate your efforts to protect the lives of innocent people. During today’s discussions, I saw that you are doing your best under these difficult circumstances,” said Academician Denkov.
Bulgaria is very concerned about what is happening in the Gaza Strip, it knows how difficult the situation in the region is and how important the development of the war is for the preservation of peace. “We understand your rights to defend the State of Israel and your people. You have every right to fight against the terrorists because what they have done is unimaginable. “Hamas” and its entire military and administrative structure must be eradicated, because otherwise there will be no lasting peace,” said Academician Denkov.
Netanyahu: There will be no ceasefire until Hamas releases the hostages
The Prime Minister and the President of the State of Israel thanked the Bulgarian Prime Minister for Bulgaria’s unwavering support.
During his visit to Jerusalem, the prime minister also met with relatives of kidnapped citizens in Gaza. “We will do everything we can to help. This is a nightmare, humanity is important. We have to stay together,” Academician Denkov addressed them after hearing their stories about what happened after the start of the war.