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February 19, 2015 11:02 am

UN ‘Alarmed’ by Hamas Efforts to Rearm, Calls Attempts ‘Dangerous Developments’

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Hamas Gaza commemoration missile. Photo: IDF.

Hamas Gaza commemoration missile. Photo: IDF.

Times of Israel – A senior UN official warned Wednesday that the lack of available funds for the reconstruction of Gaza and the fragile ceasefire between Israel and Hamas militants could lead to a renewal of hostilities in the coastal enclave.

During a Security Council briefing on the Middle East, Jeffery Feltman, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, also expressed “alarm” at reports of Hamas efforts to re-arm. He called the terror group’s test-firing of rockets, and its attempts to smuggle in materials for potential weapons use, “dangerous developments.”

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