Israel Files UN Complaint over Palestinian Rocket Fire

[Ynet News] Yitzhak Benhorin - - Israel won't be held hostage by Hamas, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Prof. Gabriela Shalev said Sunday in a harsh letter of complaint to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and to the Security Council president following the intensification in Palestinian rocket fire directed at Israel from Gaza. Israel views Hamas as solely responsible for the escalation in the region and Israel maintains the right to defend its citizens in accordance with the UN Treaty, she wrote. ()

2008-12-22 06:00:00

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