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March 5, 2013 10:11 am

Israel Envoy Urges UN Action to Stop Fire from Syria

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Israel's Ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor. Photo: Screebshot.

Times of Israel – Israel will not stand by while its citizens’ lives are in danger, Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor warned in an urgent letter to the UN Security Council Monday, following a weekend that saw three mortars fired from Syria land in the southern Golan Heights.

“Up until now, Israel has displayed restraint. You must act before things deteriorate,” wrote Prosor, adding that the cross-border fire constituted a violation of the ceasefire agreement between Israel and Syria and had potential to stir up the already restive region.

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