Israel Appeals to UN Over Gaza Mortar Attacks

(Jerusalem Post) Jordana Horn - Israeli Ambassador to the UN Meron Reuben sent letters to the secretary general and the Security Council over the weekend decrying the recent mortar fire into Israel from Gaza by Hamas - his fourth letter to the Security Council about such attacks this year. The recent attacks "represent an unprecedented increase in the projectile fire emanating from Gaza," Reuben wrote. They were launched "with the clear intention of targeting and terrorizing Israeli civilians." "The Security Council and the international community must also devote much more attention to the prevention of smuggling of arms into Gaza, which fuels continuous rocket attacks against Israel."

2011-03-21 00:00:00

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