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PA urges Red Cross to intervene in terrorist hunger strike

The Palestinian Authority (PA) envoy to the UN on Thursday urged the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to intervene to help end the hunger strike by terrorist prisoners in Israeli jails.

Speaking to the UN Security Council, Ambassador Riyad Mansour said that the ICRC can play a "facilitating role" to avert "the dangerous consequences of a deterioration of this situation."

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