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Australia, Canada, and New Zealand back efforts towards Gaza ceasefire

In a joint statement, the prime ministers of Canada, Australia and New Zealand said they support urgent international efforts towards a sustainable ceasefire in Gaza.

"We are alarmed at the diminishing safe space for civilians in Gaza. The price of defeating Hamas cannot be the continuous suffering of all Palestinian civilians," they said in the statement.

They added that a ceasefire cannot be one-sided and Hamas must release all captives held in Gaza.