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20 September 2015

Secretary-General Warns Rocket Attacks on Israel by Palestinian Extremists Could Risk Dangerous Escalation

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General condemns the recent rocket attacks by extremist Palestinian militants on Israel from Gaza.

Such indiscriminate attacks on civilian areas risk a dangerous escalation and must stop.  The people of southern Israel and Gaza have suffered enough from such violence.

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