UN Secretary General called on Israel and Palestine to immediately stop shelling :: Politics :: RBC

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on Israel and Palestine to immediately de-escalate the situation around the Gaza Strip.

“Out of respect for the spirit of Eid al-Adha, I call for an immediate de-escalation and cessation of hostilities in (sector. – RBK) Gaza and Israel. Too many innocent civilians have died, ”- wrote he’s on his Twitter page.

Guterres noted that the aggravation of the situation “can only
intensify radicalization and extremism throughout the region. “

Media learned about Israel’s refusal of ceasefire in response to Egyptian proposal

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Earlier, the US permanent representative to the international organization Linda Thomas-Greenfield said that the member states of the UN Security Council will discuss the escalation of tensions between Israel and Palestine on May 16.

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