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  11/16/2012, Kislev 2, 5773

Iran Condemns 'Barbaric Offensive' in Gaza

Iran called on the United Nations and the European Union on Thursday to halt what it termed Israel's "barbaric offensive” in Gaza.

"Immediate and serious action by international (organizations) is needed to end the military campaign against the people of Gaza," Iran’s Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said in a statement carried by the official IRNA news agency.