Three Nations Urge US to Join UN Statement on Gaza


Un security council nations trying to get the un's most powerful body to take action on the escalating violence between israel and gaza's hamas rulers say they are still trying to get the us to support a statement including a coal to end the fighting china norway. Tunisia tried unsuccessfully at closed meetings on monday and wednesday to get agreement on a council statement diplomats. Say the us argued. Such a statement could interfere with diplomatic efforts to de escalate the situation. Meanwhile israeli airstrikes on gaza city flattened three buildings and killed at least forty two people on sunday palestinian medics said in the deadliest single attack in the latest round of violence

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