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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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