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August 23, 2013 11:00 pm

Ban Ki-Moon Condemns Rocket Attack on Israel

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Ban Ki Moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations. Photo: Wiki Commons.

Times of Israel – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned on Friday the rocket fire from southern Lebanon into Israel that occurred one day earlier and prompted an Israeli response.

According to a statement issued by the UN chief’s spokesperson, Ban considers the firing of rockets from the area of Tyre “a clear violation of resolution 1701,” which called for the cessation of hostilities between Lebanon and Israel in 2006.

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