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UN chief: Israel ground war would lead to tragedy

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 12:55pm  ET

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A U.N. spokesman says United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon "strongly cautions against Israel launching a ground operation, which would clearly result in further tragedy."

U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky relayed the comment to reporters in New York by teleconference Tuesday as Ban emerged from a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Ban is in the region to try to calm tensions around the Israeli offensive in Gaza against Hamas.


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