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October 13, 2014 10:33 am

UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon Claims Israeli ‘Occupation’ Led to Gaza War

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Newsmax – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said this summer’s war between Israel and Hamas was the result of Israeli “occupation” and called on both sides to participate in talks for a two-state solution, The Jerusalem Post reports.

“We must not lose sight of the root causes of the recent hostilities: a restrictive occupation that has lasted almost half a century, the continued denial of Palestinian rights, and the lack of tangible progress in peace negotiations,” Ban said at a donor conference in Cairo on Sunday. The conference’s purpose is to raise funds to repair damage from the fighting.

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