The Red Cross announced Monday evening that its president had traveled to Qatar to meet Palestinian Hamas leader Ismaïl Haniyeh in order to “advance on humanitarian issues linked to the armed conflict in Israel and Gaza”, a Palestinian territory governed by this movement.
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“President Mirjana Spoljaric met with Ismaïl Haniyeh, head of the Hamas political bureau, and separately with the authorities of Qatar,” the International Committee of the Red Cross said in a statement.