Russia tells Israel more civilian casualties in Gaza are unacceptable

MOSCOW, May 19 (Reuters) - A senior Russian official warned Israel's ambassador on Wednesday that actions that led to a further increase in civilian casualties in Gaza were unacceptable, Russia's foreign ministry said.

Israel said on Wednesday it was not setting a timeframe for an end to hostilities with Gaza as its military pounded the Palestinian enclave with air strikes and Hamas militants unleashed new cross-border rocket attacks. read more

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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