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UN peace envoy calls for ‘IMMEDIATE’ halt of Gaza rocket fire

The UN envoy for Middle East peace calls for an immediate halt to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip toward Israel.

Nickolay Mladenov tweets: “I call for an IMMEDIATE stop to the firing of rockets that only risks dragging Gaza into another destructive round of hostilities with no end in sight!”

Mladenov says he will brief the UN Security Council later this evening on the violence in Gaza.

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