Friday, November 16, 2012

Gaza: Non-Aligned Movement calls for immediate halt to Israeli crimes in Gaza

Source: IRNA

New York, Nov 16, IRNA – The Non-Aligned Movement, in a statement, condemned the Zionist regime's military aggression on Gaza Strip on Thursday and called on the international community, particularly the UN Security Council to bring an immediate halt to Israel's crimes.

Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Mohammad Khazayee presided over the ambassadorial meeting of NAM in New York city held for reviewing the recent Israeli aggression against the defenseless Palestinians on Thursday.

The NAM statement said that the Zionist regime has once again heightened its military aggressions against the Palestinians, particularly on Gaza Strip.

NAM condemns the recent Israeli military aggressions against the Palestinians and believes that the aggression of Israeli regime and resorting to force against the defenseless people needs immediate attention of the entire international community and firm measure of the UN Security Council as the sole responsible for protecting peace and international security, it added.

The new round of strikes by Israel from air and sea on Gaza has killed at least 14 Palestinians and injured many others.