Pentagon’s maritime assist operation faces rapid obstacles in Gaza | EUROtoday

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The Pentagon’s extremely anticipated plan to ship assist to struggling Palestinians by way of a floating pier off the Gaza Strip has encountered nearly rapid logistical and safety setbacks, officers mentioned Tuesday, marking an inauspicious begin to the mission supposed to ease a extreme humanitarian disaster there.

After determined folks seized meals destined for a United Nations warehouse over the weekend, U.S., Israeli and assist officers have begun discussing various routes into Gaza, mentioned Maj. Gen. Patrick Ryder, the Pentagon’s spokesman.