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US vessel “Sagamore” departs for Gaza, Deputy Government Spokesperson tells CNA

Loaded with humanitarian aid from the United States (US), Britain and Cyprus, the US merchant vessel “Sagamore” departed for Gaza before noon today, Deputy Government Spokesperson Yiannis Antoniou told CNA.

“Loaded with humanitarian aid, the American merchant ship Sagamore departed from the port of Larnaca before noon for Gaza,” Antoniou said replying to a CNA question on the matter.

“The ship is carrying a significant cargo of humanitarian aid from the US, Britain and Cyprus,” he added.

He noted that “the platform is expected to be ready by the time the ship arrives” in order for the aid to be unloaded and distributed to Palestinians in need.