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  Shvat 29, 5780 , 24/02/20

UN envoy: Rockets risk dragging Gaza into destructive hostilities

Ahead of delivering a briefing to the United Nations Security Council on the latest developments in and around Gaza, Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process wrote on Twitter, Monday afternoon, "I call for an IMMEDIATE [capitals his -ed.] stop to the firing of rockets that only risks dragging Gaza into another destructive round of hostilities with no end in sight!"

Mladenov called the situation in Gaza fragile, noting that Gaza civilians suffer from Hamas rule and calling the rocket reality that Israel suffers unacceptable. He said the solution to the problems in Gaza is political."

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