Spain and Belgium PMs hold bizzare press conference at Rafah crossing minutes before hostages’ release

Jacob Magid is The Times of Israel's US bureau chief

The prime ministers of Belgium and Spain Alexander De Croo and Pedro Sánchez hold a press conference at Egypt's Rafah crossing on November 24, 2023. (Screen capture/12)
The prime ministers of Belgium and Spain Alexander De Croo and Pedro Sánchez hold a press conference at Egypt's Rafah crossing on November 24, 2023. (Screen capture/12)

The prime ministers of Belgium and Spain Alexander De Croo and Pedro Sánchez are holding a bizarre press conference at Egypt’s Rafah crossing where the 13 Israeli hostages are slated to arrive within minutes.

The premiers are welcoming the entry of aid trucks into Gaza and also calling for a permanent ceasefire.

Neither Belgium nor Spain took part in talks for the hostages’ release.

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