Ban Ki-moon Frustrated Dealing With Israel-Hamas

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack which killed ten people in a UN school in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, 3 August 2014 yesterday and referred to it as “a moral outrage and a criminal act.” Ban said attacks on UN facilities in the Gaza Strip targeting Palestinian civilians and UN staff is a violation of international law. “This attack, along with other international law violations, should be quickly investigated and those responsible and should be accounted for. It is a moral outrage and a crime,“said Ban, the…

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U.S.: UN Voting on Palestine Obstacle To Peace

United States said that the UN vote update status of Palestine on Thursday created obstacles to peace between the Palestinians and Israel, a close ally of Washington. “The resolution is regrettable and counterproductive today creates a further obstacle in the efforts towards peace. That’s why the United States opposed it,” said United States Ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice, at the UN General Assembly. United States and Israel are among only nine States that does not support global support for a resolution that gives the status of an observer non-member…

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