News Brief 2/1/2012, Shevat 8, 5772
UN Chief Decries Gaza Rocket Attacks
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon met with Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres in Israel on Wednesday. Ban stated, "the rocket fire from Gaza has to stop." He called on "both sides" to take "confidence building measures." Ban further stated that if Israel were to refrain from building more Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria it could help facilitate more peace in the region.