UN chief urges de-escalation in Jerusalem, Gaza Strip

MOSCOW: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres voiced support on Wednesday to de-escalate tensions in Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. He spoke at a news conference in Moscow following a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and said it is necessary to seek a reduction of violence to protect the lives of civilians “who are dying… Read More UN chief urges de-escalation in Jerusalem, Gaza Strip

UN chief calls for immediate halt to hostilities in Israel, Gaza

WASHINGTON: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for an immediate halt to hostilities between Israelis and Palestinians. “Out of respect for the spirit of Eid, I appeal for an immediate de-escalation and cessation of hostilities in Gaza and Israel,” Guterres said on Twitter. The UN chief warned that the conflict will spark extremism in the… Read More UN chief calls for immediate halt to hostilities in Israel, Gaza