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Statement by UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Tor Wennesland, on the situation in the Gaza Strip

United Nations has been intensively engaged and closely working with Egypt on mediating a restoration of calm.

We underscore our commitment to do all we can towards ending the ongoing escalation, ensuring the safety and security of the civilian population, and following-up on the Palestinian prisoners file.

I will continue to work with all relevant parties to de-escalate the...