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Cong condemns use of force against Palestinian protesters

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today expressed grief over the death of a large number of Palestinian protesters in and condemned the excessive use of force by Israeli forces.

said the deaths of a large number of Palestinian protesters in Gaza, including women and children, caused by action of the Israeli Armed Forces, which also left hundreds of Palestinians injured, has invited international outrage and condemnation.

"The party, reaffirms its solidarity with the people of Palestine in their just struggle for the creation of an independent state of Palestine within secure borders.

"It urges all parties concerned to act with restraint and work for a negotiated and acceptable resolution of the dispute," he said in a statement.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 23:00 IST