Israel Asks UN to Condemn Rocket Attacks from Gaza

(Jerusalem Post) Jordana Horn - Israeli Ambassador to the UN Meron Reuben has written to the Security Council and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, expressing "grave concern" over the recent escalation in rocket and mortar attacks by Palestinians and stating that Israel holds Hamas "fully responsible." Since April 7, terrorists in Gaza have fired 12 Grad missiles, 70 Kassam rockets and 49 mortars at communities in Israel. "Attacks emanating from the Gaza Strip constitute a clear violation of international law," he wrote, referencing six previous letters on the topic.

2011-04-12 00:00:00

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