Security Council Session on Middle East Conditions

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Security Council Session on Middle East Conditions

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process/Personal Representative of the Secretary?General Nickolay Mladenov warned of escalating tensions, foreign interference, and growing risks of miscalculations in Syria, Yemen and Gaza, saying:

"What happens in the Middle East today has immediate implications for the rest of the world. Everyone in the (region) needs to step back from the brink" to prevent further deterioration of deplorable and dangerous conditions.

Addressing the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, he stressed Gaza is "coming apart as we speak," adding another Israeli war on the Strip would be catastrophic for its long-suffering people.

He called blockade-caused humanitarian crisis conditions in Gaza an injustice no one should have to endure.

People should not be forced to be virtually imprisoned wi
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