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UN expresses concern over Gaza

Tehran, The top human rights official at United Nations has expressed concerns over escalation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, particularly Gaza.

Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Monday expressed concerns over the past two weeks' fire exchanges between the Zionist regime of Israel and Palestinian resistance, according to the WebWire .

The Palestinians were targeted in mid July by the Zionist regime of Israel warplanes. Palestinian resistance movements, firing rockets on Israeli targets, gave retaliatory responses to the aggression.

I remind all parties that any disproportionate or indiscriminate use of weapons which lead to the death and injury of civilians is prohibited by international law, the website qouted him as saying.

The official said despite the mediation by some countries for reaching a ceasefire, the situation in Gaza is still fragile.

'Recalling that the Human Rights Council decided to dispatch an international commission of inquiry to examine the recent violence at the Gaza border he called upon Israeli authorities to cooperate fully with its work,' according to the report.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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