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Le Secrétaire général profondément troublé par l'assassinat de civils à Gaza - Déclaration du Secrétaire général - Communiqué de presse
Department of Public Information (DPI)
9 June 2006
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York
SECRETARY-GENERAL DEEPLY DISTURBED AT KILLING OF CIVILIANS IN GAZA
CALLS FOR FULL INVESTIGATION
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General is deeply disturbed at the killing of civilians, including women and children, on a beach in Gaza earlier today, reportedly by Israeli forces, and calls for a full investigation. He extends his condolences to the bereaved families of the victims.
The Secretary-General reminds all concerned of their obligations under international humanitarian law to avoid placing civilians in danger, while urging the utmost restraint to avoid further escalation and bloodshed.
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