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Spain will propose the European Union exert strong diplomatic
pressure on Israel to end its blockade of the Gaza Strip, the country's Prime
Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said on Saturday.The Spanish prime
minister said at a joint press conference with Palestinian Authority President
Mahmoud Abbas that Spain wants to "forge a strong common position" with
EU countries in the face of the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
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said Spain's Foreign Minister, Miguel Angel Moratinos, would propose
the EU deploy "all its political and diplomatic capability" to end the
Gaza blockade at its foreign affairs council on Monday.
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