Israel Rejects "Unworkable" UN Gaza Truce Resolution

[Ha'aretz] Barak Ravid and Shlomo Shamir - Prime Minister Ehud Olmert rejected a UN Security Council resolution calling for a cease-fire in Gaza as "unworkable," noting that Palestinians fired rockets at Israel on Friday. Olmert's office said Israel "has never agreed to let an external body decide its right to protect the security of its citizens," and that the army would go on defending Israelis.

2009-01-09 06:00:00

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