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Tag: Israel genocide

  • Tuesday, August 12th 2014 - 06:36 UTC

    Uruguay wants Unasur to reach a consensus position of Gaza Strip conflict

    Mujica described the situation as 'genocide' as was called 'ignorant' and 'imbecile' by the leading media in Montevideo

    Uruguay will ask fellow members at the Unasur summit to be held in Montevideo later in the month to discuss the Gaza Strip situation, said Foreign minister Luis Almagro who next week will be meeting a delegation from the Palestine Authority. Almagro and president Jose Mujica have been questioned for using the words 'genocide' and 'massacre' to describe the Israeli offensive in Gaza.

  • Wednesday, August 6th 2014 - 08:18 UTC

    Israel disturbed with Mujica's use of 'genocide' to describe the situation in Gaza

    “I believe the Uruguayan government is not correctly informed about events or has a different point of view on the issue”, said ambassador Nina Ben-Ami

    Israel is disappointed and concerned with Uruguayan president Jose Mujica statement that described the Israeli offensive in Gaza as’genocide’, pointed out Jerusalem's new ambassador to Montevideo, Nina Ben-Ami. “These are not words to be used by a friend; we're friendly countries going through a difficult moment”.