Germany seeks Muslim influence to end rocket fire

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January 3, 2009 14:04

 
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Germany's foreign minister urged on Saturday Muslim nations to use their influence to help secure an end to Hamas rocket attacks on Israel. A Foreign Ministry statement Saturday said that Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke with his Turkish counterpart before a meeting in Saudi Arabia of ministers from the 57-member Organization of the Islamic Conference. It said that he called for the OIC to exert its influence to secure an end to Hamas rocket fire - which he viewed as the only way to clear the path for a cease-fire after a week of air strikes by Israel on Gaza aimed at Hamas. The Foreign Ministry said Steinmeier again advocated a "humanitarian cease-fire" that would make it easier to get supplies to Gaza's civilians and open the way for diplomacy.

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