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Arab League to meet on Gaza violence

AFP  |  Cairo 

Arab foreign ministers are to hold an "extraordinary" meeting tomorrow in to discuss the deadly violence on the Gaza-border, the organisation said.

has come under international pressure after its border forces on Monday killed some 60 Palestinians protesting against the transfer the same day of the to

More than 100 Palestinians have been killed in seven weeks of protests, mainly from Israeli sniper fire.

Permanent delegates to the Cairo-based met on Wednesday to prepare for the ministerial session called by on "the Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people".

"A draft resolution will be presented" Thursday to foreign ministers, Hossam Zaki, the League's deputy secretary general, told reporters in the Egyptian capital. He said it would contain "the strongest political positions... in support of the Palestinian resistance and against the American decision" to recognise the disputed city of as Israel's capital.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 00:55 IST
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