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Le Secrétaire général a noté avec préoccupation plusieurs assassinats ciblés en Cisjordanie et dans la bande de Gaza - Déclaration du Secrétaire général - Communiqué de presse Français

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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Secretary-General
7 February 2006


Secretary-General
SG/SM/10341

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York


SECRTARY-GENERAL URGES MIDDLE EAST PARTIES TO AVOID ESCALATION OF VIOLENCE,

FOLLOWING TARGETED KILLINGS, ROCKET ATTACKS
 

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General has noted with concern that in recent days Israel has conducted several targeted killings in the West Bank and Gaza strip.  While recognizing Israel’s right to defend its citizens, targeted killings place innocent bystanders at grave risk and amount to executions without trial.

The Secretary-General has also noted with concern the repeated rocket attacks against Israel emanating from the Gaza Strip.  He underlines to all parties the need to respect international humanitarian law, and to refrain from actions that could lead to an escalation of violence.


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