Canadian doctor shot in Gaza, PM Trudeau calls investigation

Russia as a new power broker

Russia as a new power broker

Friday's special session will begin at 0800 GMT Friday in Geneva to consider "the deteriorating human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem", the spokesman said in a statement. "We remember our friends and Guatemala is our friend, then and now".

"I was wearing visible full hospital greens".

Speaking at a news conference in Moscow, Lavrov said: "This is a blasphemous statement, which is meant to divert from an honest, serious conversation on the core of the problems that tear the Middle East region apart and do not let to execute the decisions of the UN General Assembly about the creation of Palestinian state". "Because in both cases the United States chose to act unilaterally", he said.

Maliki also said members of the Arab League, whose foreign ministers gathered in Cairo on Thursday to discuss the issue, should summon U.S. ambassadors "to remind them of the Arab rejection of the USA embassy's transfer to Jerusalem".

President Trump made history late a year ago when he officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel; sparking outrage from the United Nations and other countries throughout the Middle East.

At Tuesday's UNSC emergency meeting dedicated to the issue, Haley said, "Those who suggest that the Gaza violence has anything to do with the location of the American embassy are sorely mistaken".


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"This contradicts the government's long-stated position that, as a close ally and fellow liberal democracy, Israel can count on Canada's support when its security is threatened".

Every week, the Israeli military has responded to the protests near the Gaza fence with lethal and other excessive force, which has resulted to date in the killing of 86 protesters, including 12 children, two journalists, and the injury of approximately 11,000.

"It's disappointing that our prime minister did not condemn Hamas in his statement". "All parties to the conflict have a responsibility to ensure civilians are protected".

Since March 30, Palestinians have been holding mass rallies near the Gaza Strip border, known as the Great March of Return.

Calls for an independent probe into the deaths have come from many sides, including Britain, Germany, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the European Union.

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