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US News Lead 1-USA Ready to help Israel and Palestinians If they are looking for a ceasefire

00:20  17 may  2021
00:20  17 may  2021 Source:   fr.euronews.com

Two Palestinian attackers killed in the West Bank, Events in Jerusalem East

 Two Palestinian attackers killed in the West Bank, Events in Jerusalem East © Jack Guez An Israeli soldier at the place of attack in front of a military base near Jenin in occupied West Bank, May 7, 2021 Israeli forces killed Friday two Palestinians and wounded a third, who had opened fire on border guards in occupied West Bank, on the background of increasing tensions in the Palestinian territories.

NEW YORK (Reuters) -The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Sunday it has made clear to Israel , the Palestinians and others that it is ready to offer support "should the parties seek a ceasefire " to end the worsening violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza. "The United States has been working tirelessly through diplomatic channels to try to bring an end to this conflict," U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the 15-member council. "Because we believe Israelis and Palestinians equally have a right to live in safety and security."

NEW YORK (Reuters) -The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Sunday it has made clear to Israel , the Palestinians and others that it is ready to offer support "should the parties seek a ceasefire " to end the worsening violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza. "The United States has been working tirelessly through diplomatic channels to try to bring an end to this conflict," U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the 15-member council. "Because we believe Israelis and Palestinians equally have a right to live in safety and security."

Israel-Palestinians / UN (Lead 1, TV, Photo): Lead 1-USA Ready to help Israel and the Palestinians If they are looking for a ceasefire

(updated with new statements)

by Michelle Nichols

New York, May 16 (Reuters) - The United States said Sunday to the United Nations Security Council that they had Clearly knowing Israel, Palestinians and other parties that they were ready to offer "if the parties were looking for a ceasefire" to put an end to the violent current clashes between Israel and the Palestinian activists of the Gaza Strip .

"The United States worked tirelessly by diplomatic channels to try to end this conflict," said US Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, to the 15 members of the Board. "Because we think the Israelis and Palestinians have equally the right to live in safety."

Israel-Palestine: Joe Biden and Netanyahu spoke

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The United States on Sunday told the United Nations Security Council that it had made it clear to Israel , the Palestinians and others that it was ready to offer support “if the parties attempted a ceasefire ” to reduce the escalating violence between Israel and To end Palestinian militants in Gaza. “The United States is working tirelessly through diplomatic channels to put an end to this conflict,” US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield told a 15-member council. “Because we believe that Israelis and Palestinians alike have the right to live in safety and security.”

The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Sunday it has made clear to Israel , the Palestinians and others that it is ready to offer support “should the parties seek a ceasefire ” to end the worsening violence between Israel and Palestinian terrorist groups in Gaza. “The United States has been working tirelessly through diplomatic channels to try to bring an end to this conflict,” U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the 15-member council. “Because we believe Israelis and Palestinians equally have a right to live in safety and security.”

"In all these commitments with Israeli officials, the Palestinian Authority and all regional partners, the United States clearly indicated that we were ready to support and our good offices if the parties were looking for a ceasefire "She added.

While the Security Council held its first public meeting on the conflict, after two privately this week, the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the Israeli campaign in the Gaza Strip, controlled by Hamas, continued " full power ".

The United States, traditional allies of Israel, are isolated within the United Nations because of their opposition to the publication of a statement of the Security Council on the ongoing conflict. Washington redoutes that this harms the diplomatic negotiations on the scenes.

Behind the support of biden in Israel, new critical voices are

 Behind the support of biden in Israel, new critical voices are © provided by the point F ACE to the violent clashes between Hamas and Israel, Joe Biden maintains the traditional support of Americans to the law of the State Hebrew "to defend yourself". But behind him, the front of the Democrats cracks at the congress.

NEW YORK: The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Sunday it has made clear to Israel , the Palestinians and others that it is ready to offer support "should the parties seek a ceasefire " to end the worsening violence in Gaza. "The United States has been working tirelessly through diplomatic channels to try to bring an end to this conflict," US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the 15-member council. "Because we believe Israelis and Palestinians equally have a right to live in safety and Security." The Security Council held its first public meeting - after two

Israeli voters remain divided over which figurehead to choose to bomb Palestinians ; four elections in two years have failed to produce a decisive result. The tactic isn’t always successful, though. The unconditional ceasefire is an embarrassing change of heart for the regime, after it had already rejected previous ceasefire offers. The savagery inflicted by Israel on Palestinians over the decades boggles the imagination, even for a US ally. Israeli soldiers kill Palestinians with impunity, when they ’re not driving them out of their homes. Settler colonialism (also known as Lebensraum) is official Israeli policy.

"We ask the United States to assume their responsibilities, to adopt a fair position and, with a large part of the international community, to support the Security Council to appease the situation," said China Business Minister Foreign, Wang Yi, who chaired the Sunday meeting.

China reported on Sunday that it would continue to put pressure on the board to try to reach a statement.

For its part, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council that the clashes in Israel and the Gaza Strip were "quite appalling" and called for an immediate judgment of the violence.

The United Nations "actively engage all parties to an immediate ceasefire" and call them to "enable mediation efforts to intensify and succeed," he added.

The Arab League wants a stronger American commitment

efforts to establish a truce led by the EGype, Qatar and the United Nations have so far gave no sign of progress. The United States sent an emissary in the region and President Joe Biden spoke Saturday with the Israeli Prime Minister and the President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas.

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 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Turkey Anti-Semites The Turkish President accused Israel "Terrorism" towards Palestinians © Mustafa Kamaci / AP / SIPA in a statement, Washington Accuses Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for viewing anti-Semitic remarks as a result of Israel's strikes in the Gaza Strip. Tensions - Turkish President accused Israel of "terrorism" towards Palestinians The conflict between Israel and Palestine could well have the effect of reigning the relations between Turkey and the United States, both members.

Calls for ceasefire between Israel and Hamas intensify. Hamas has proposed conditions for a ceasefire that include Israel ending all incursions into the Al-Aqsa Mosque and not evicting Palestinian families from their homes in East Jerusalem. Mahmud Hams/AFP via Getty Images. LONDON and JERUSALEM -- Hamas, the Palestinian militant group ruling the Gaza Strip, is willing to enter into a ceasefire agreement with Israel 's military contingent on two conditions, according to a senior Hamas official.

US Secretary of State Tony Blinken has said that the Biden administration is working “behind the scenes” to end the violence in Israel and Palestine . Yet the administration intends to sell Israel 5 million worth of bombs. Amid global calls for restraint, Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have continued to trade rockets and missiles for the past week. Neither side has openly expressed interest in a ceasefire , though the BBC on Monday cited local media reports that Hamas had approached Israeli officials with an offer to cease hostilities, only to be rebuffed.

The balance sheet in the Gaza Strip now reaches 188 deaths, including 55 children, since the violence resumed last Monday. Israel has identified 10 victims, including two children, killed in rocket shots led by Hamas and other groups of fighters.

"Whenever Israel hears a foreign officer talking about his right to defend himself, he is even more encouraged to continue to murder entire families in their sleep," said Foreign Minister of the Palestinian Authority Riyadh Al -Maliki at the Security Council.

The Ambassador of Israel to the UN, Gilad Erdan, said Israel's response to Hamas's indiscriminate attacks strictly respected international law and that the country took "unprecedented measures to avoid civilian losses".

"Israel uses his missiles to protect his children. Hamas uses children to protect his missiles," he said.

Beyond the current clashes, the Arab League called the Biden Administration "to engage more actively, more influentially and deeper into the Middle East peace process," said his envoy, Maged Abdelfattah Abdelaziz , to the Security Council.

The Arab League wants to see "a commitment that would dissipate the illusions created by the former US administration that Israel would get everything while the Palestinians would get nothing," he added, with reference to the former US president. Donald Trump.

(Blandine Hénault for the French version)

Israel / Gaza: The UN Security Council calls for "complete" respect of the ceasefire .
© AP - Craig Ruttle The UN Security Council in New York (image of illustration) . Saturday, the UN Security Council called for "complete" respect of the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. A common position taken after several days of blocking in the United States.

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