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Le Secrétaire général est très préoccupé par l'intensification de la violence en Israël, dans les territoires palestiniens occupés - Déclaration du Secrétaire général - Communiqué de presse Français

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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Secretary-General
9 April 2006




Secretary-General
SG/SM/10409
PAL/2044

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


SECRETARY-GENERAL 'EXTREMELY CONCERNED' ABOUT VIOLENCE

IN ISRAEL, OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
 

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

The Secretary-General is extremely concerned about the continuation and intensification of violence in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including indiscriminate rocket attacks against Israel from Gaza, a suicide bombing last week, and major Israeli reprisal operations.

The Secretary-General calls on the Palestinian Authority to take a clear public stand against violence and to take firm measures against the perpetrators of rocket attacks and suicide bombings.

The Secretary-General calls on the Government of Israel to ensure that its responses are proportionate and do not endanger the civilian population.

He asks both sides to act in conformity with international law, and to refrain from taking any steps which further escalate the violence.


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