Letter dated 20 November 2012 from the Permanent Representative
of Morocco to the United Nations addressed to the President of the
During its meeting with you on Saturday evening, 17 November, a delegation representing the Arab League indicated that if the Security Council fails to adopt at least a press statement on the grave and deteriorating situation in Gaza, the Arab Group would request an open debate of the Security Council on this issue.
On this basis, my delegation, on behalf of the Arab Group, is requesting an urgent open debate of the Security Council today to examine the grave consequences of the ongoing Israeli military attacks against the Palestinian people in Gaza.
(Signed) Mohammed Loulichki