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Venezuela will take Gaza orphans, president declares


Venezuela shipped 12 tonnes aid to Palestine via Egypt on Tuesday, according to the Telesur news website. A far larger consignment of 300 tons would now be sent, it was reported.


Following a meeting with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, President Nicolas Maduro announced plans to give orphaned Palestinian children a home in Venezuela.

Venezuela has announced that it will take in Palestinian children orphaned by Israel’s military offensive in Gaza.

The announcement came as President Nicolas Maduro met with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki on Thursday.

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