Cypriot parliament unanimously condemns Israeli violence in Gaza

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Sat, 19 May 2018 - 08:43 GMT

Israeli fire and tear gas during a protest against U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem and ahead of the 70th anniversary of Nakba, at the Israel-Gaza border - REUTERS

Israeli fire and tear gas during a protest against U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem and ahead of the 70th anniversary of Nakba, at the Israel-Gaza border - REUTERS

NICOSIA - 19 May 2018: The Cypriot House of Representatives has unanimously condemned Israeli violent acts in the Gaza Strip.

The Cypriot Parliament expressed its readiness to contribute to peace efforts within the framework of its parliamentary diplomatic competencies.

The house pointed out that Israel has used military force, an act that left several defenseless civilians dead, expressing its concerns over such bloody incidents carried out by the Israeli army in the Gaza Strip, voicing its deep regret over the Palestinian killings and injured who included a number of children.

The parliament's general session called on the US government to rescind its decision on relocating its embassy to Jerusalem.

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