Member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, on Saturday, sent a message of solidarity to the rest of the world, in the ongoing fight against COVID-19, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported.

Dr. Ashrawi conveyed her message from Youtube, “From Palestine, from our little corner of the world, we reach out to the rest of the world in solidarity, in friendship, compassion and human empathy.”

The PLO member extended gratitude towards health care professionals all over the world, as well as the countries that have sent aid to countries of lesser means.

Dr. Ashrawi concluded, “So long as we maintain this sense of empathy and compassion that humanity will prevail no matter how difficult the times are right now.”

According to WAFA, at this time, 9 cases of COVID-19 have been detected in the besieged Gaza Strip, an additional 97 cases have been confirmed in the occupied West Bank.