US and other Nations calls for peace in feud with Israel and Gaza

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May 24th,2021 International news

By Norvisi Mawunyegah

About 212 Palestinians recorded dead in Gaza, including nearly 100 women and children. Israel says at least 150 of those are militants, and it’s not deliberately targeting civilians in its operation against Hamas.

The fighting in Gaza began after weeks of rising Israeli-Palestinian tension in occupied East Jerusalem that culminated in clashes on the al-Aqsa mosque compound, a holy site revered by both Muslims and Jews. Hamas began firing rockets after warning Israel to withdraw from the site, triggering retaliatory air strikes. There has also been common violence in Israeli cities and towns with mixed Jewish-Arab populations.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressedfor peace and aninstant end to the violence between Israel and the Palestinians.

 “led to a large number of victims among the peaceful populations, including children. We believe it imperative that violent actions by both sides cease, and an active search for a solution based on relevant resolutions by the UN Security Council – and generally recognized principles of international law, of course,” Mr. Putin added.

US president has called for peace following the ongoing squabble between Israel and Palestinian militants telling Israeli PM, Egypt and other Nations are working closely in help resolving the issue.