Washington/Gaza, July 21 (Indilens Web Team): Finally crocodile tears on Gaza genocide is seen from USA President Barack Obama as Sunday he called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and expressing his serious concern about growing number of casualties in the Gaza crisis, a White House statement said.Obama and Netanyahu spoke Sunday morning over phone, their second call in three days to discuss the situation in Gaza as Xinhua reported.
Obama reiterated the US’ condemnation of attacks by Hamas against Israel, and reaffirmed Israel’s right to defend itself which means US allows Israel to kill innocent Palestinians in Gaza.But Obama pretended to be a peace loving human as saying that he is serious concern about the growing number of casualties, including increasing Palestinian civilian deaths in Gaza.
Obama told Netanyahu that US Secretary of State John Kerry would soon travel to Cairo to seek an immediate cessation of hostilities based on a return to the November 2012 ceasefire agreement, the statement said. The US president underscored that the US will work closely with Israel and regional partners on implementing an immediate ceasefire.
AFP reported that Palestinian president Abbas wants UN emergency session on Gaza
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday called on the UN Security Council to hold an emergency session to discuss Israel’s ongoing large-scale military operation in the Gaza Strip.
The failure of the Security Council to make a decision on ending the Israeli aggression and the massacres against our people doesn’t relieve it from its responsibility in accordance to the international law, Xinhua quoted Abbas as saying in a televised speech.
Therefore, I’m calling on the Security Council to hold another emergency session tonight.
Abbas also said that the situation in Gaza was unbearable, calling on the international Quartet to carry its responsibility at this very critical moment for an immediate protection of our people.
He also called on all parties to be more responsible and keep the Palestinian people and their cause away from all the regional and international political conflicts.
Since Israel launched the large-scale Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip July 8, some 500 Palestinians have been killed including 221 children and more than 5,000 injured where 500000 people displaced as their homes are fully destroyed by Israeli airstrikes.