Report: Abbas calls for UNSC emergency session over Gaza

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 20, 2011 10:12

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas called Saturday morning for an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council in an attempt to halt Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip, Israel Radio reported cited Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat.

According to Erekat, Abbas ordered the Palestinian representative in the United Nations Rayid Mansour to act toward calling such a session.


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