“We are deeply shocked and saddened by the attacks on the Jabalia refugee camp and the United Nations-run school. We condemn the violence and attacks on civilians and children,” Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Mao Ning stressed.
On World Children’s Day, China expressed its sorrow over the deaths of more than 4,600 children in the enclave.
Spokeswoman Mao Ning added that nearly 9,000 children have been injured in the conflict “and many more are still trapped under the ruins and their whereabouts are unknown.
“We urge all parties to implement seriously the resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at its emergency special session, and UN Security Council Resolution 2712, observe international humanitarian law, reach an immediate ceasefire and protect the lives of children and their rights and interests effectively,” she stressed.