Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Gaza ground operation would threaten the entire region (UN)

Launched by Israel in a ground operation in the Gaza Strip will trigger a further escalation of tension in the region, warned Tuesday the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, visiting the Egyptian capital. "Out of Egypt, I will call on Israel to end the violence and to respect its international commitments. (...) We must all recognize that Israel has legitimate concerns about his safety, but that any transaction ground will result in a dangerous escalation in the region, "Mr. Ban warned during a joint press conference with the secretary general of the Arab League Nabil al-Arabi. Wednesday, November 14, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched a major military operation against the Gaza Strip in retaliation for rocket fire massive activists from Hamas, the Islamist movement that controls the Gaza Strip. Since the beginning of operation "Pillar defense", more than 100 Palestinians and three Israelis were killed. far, the operation is limited to air strikes, but Israel does not exclude entry of his troops to Gaza. A source in the Israeli government announced Tuesday RIA Novosti Israel rejected the decision on launching a ground offensive for a period of 24 hours to give a chance to diplomatic
efforts. According to the same source, Israel demands international guarantees against the resumption of Palestinian gunfire and the militarization of the Gaza Strip.

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