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Secretary-General Urges Parties to ‘Step Back from the Brink’, in Message for International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (ECOSOC – United Nations Economic and Social Council)

(Source: ECOSOC – United Nations Economic and Social Council) Following is UN Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon’s message for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, observed on 29 November: We have passed through another sombre, sad and sorry year for Palestinians, Israelis and all who seek peace.  Over the course of 50 brutal days this summer, the world witnessed a ruthless war in Gaza – the third such conflict in six years. I travelled to the region…