Turkey: UN has 'collapsed' in the face of Gaza violence

Turkey: UN has 'collapsed' in the face of Gaza violence

Turkey: UN has 'collapsed' in the face of Gaza violence

Countries have summoned and recalled ambassadors, the United Nations has issued condemnations and some have called for an investigation of Israel's actions.

"The Guatemalan government has chosen to stand on the wrong side of history, to side with violations of global law and human rights, and to take a hostile step against the Palestinian people and the Arab world", he wrote in a statement. One Israeli soldier has been wounded. Paraguay has said it will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of May.

Erdogan on Tuesday said "Netanyahu is the PM of an apartheid state".

"We are making a sand barrier so people can feel a bit safer", one of the men said, declining to give his name.

"When [the U.S.] opened their embassy in Jerusalem there was a need for a decision from our side and this was our decision", Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki said. Some burned tires, hurled rocks and Molotov cocktails, floated incendiary kites, and attempted to destroy border fencing. In the ceremony which was held on Wednesday, Morales said that Guatemala was bringing a message of "love, peace and fraternity" to Israel. Israel, who seized the eastern part of the city during the 1967 war, insists that Jerusalem is the single and indivisible capital of the country, while Palestinians wish to make the eastern part of the city the capital of their state.

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Since the mass Gaza rallies began on March 30, more than 100 Palestinian protesters have been martyred by cross-border Israeli army gunfire.

"Hamas is pushing people with a view of a massive infiltration into Israel, openly declaring their goal is to destroy Israel", Netanyahu said. It accused Hamas of using civilians as cover for attacks - a claim that the Gaza-based movement denies.

Patientswith gunshot wounds filled wards and hallways in Gaza's under-equipped and overwhelmed hospitals, with dozens still waiting in line for surgery a day after the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war. He also repeated the lie that Jews have no ties to the land of Israel.

The events in Gaza have also sparked a diplomatic row between Turkey and Israel, with both countries expelling each other's senior diplomats on Tuesday.

But Nikolai Mladenov, the U.N.'s Middle East envoy, said there was "no justification for the killing" and "no excuse". A Hamas official admitted Wednesday that 50 of the 62 casualties were members of the terrorist organization. While some Palestinian protesters did try to breach the fence separating Gaza from Israel during Monday's protest, human rights monitors on the ground are adamant that Israel's use of live ammunition was not justified. Romania, the Czech Republic and Honduras have said they are considering doing the same. Recently a law was passed by the Guatemalan Congress marking May 14 as "Israel-Guatemala Friendship Day". The eastern half of the city has always been envisioned as the capital of a Palestinian state, if and when a two-state solution is negotiated between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

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