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Russia calls for end to attacks, violence in Gaza
November 14, 2012 / 7:38 PM / 5 years ago

Russia calls for end to attacks, violence in Gaza

RIYADH (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on Wednesday for an end to violence in the Gaza Strip after Israeli air strikes killed the military commander of Hamas’s armed wing and six other Palestinians.

Speaking at a news conference after a meeting with Gulf Arab foreign ministers in the Saudi capital Riyadh, Lavrov said: “It is important that attacks and violence (in Gaza) stop.”

Reporting by Asma al-Sharif, writing by Sami Aboudi; editing by Michael Roddy

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