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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Secretary-General
28 October 2005

Secretary-General
SG/SM/10192

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


SECRETARY-GENERAL DEEPLY CONCERNED BY ESCALATING MIDDLE EAST VIOLENCE


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

The Secretary-General is deeply concerned at the further escalation of violence in the past 24 hours in the Middle East.  He deplores the action taken in Jabalya refugee camp in Gaza on 26 October.

Extrajudicial killings are not consistent with international law.  The Secretary-General reminds Israel of its obligation to take all precautions to ensure that non-combatants are not harmed.

The Secretary-General calls on both parties to take all steps possible to prevent further violence.


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