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UNSC denounces deliberate targeting of civilians by Israeli forces during recent aggression in Gaza
August 09, 2022

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The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has denounced the deliberate targeting of civilians, especially children by Israeli forces during its aggression in Gaza.

The UN’s special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Tor Wennesland, told an emergency meeting of the 15-member Council that the cycle of violence will only stop with a political resolution, of the Palestine issue.

He said the decades-old conflict must be resolved by ending the Israeli occupation of Palestine territories with a two-state solution, based on the June 1967 borders and in line with UN resolutions and international law.

He said Israel’s right to security has become a license to kill which needs to be revoked, urging the Security Council to act now.