Palestinian gov’t calls for int’l protection of Gazans

RAMALLAH the Palestinian government urged the international community to step in immediately to stop the repeated Israeli attacks on the civilian population in Gaza Strip.

The government spokesman Youssef Al-Mahmoud said in a press release “the Israeli occupation authorities are fully responsible for the serious deterioration of the situations in our homeland, particularly Gaza Strip.” “The Israeli government escalates its all-out onslaught on the Palestinian people and their land, thus triggering more tensions and violence,” he stressed.

Al-Mahmoud highlighted the need of international intervention to provide protection for the Palestinian people and put an end to the Israeli military offensive.

Source: Kuwait News Agency