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Kuwait requests emergency UN Council talks on Gaza on Tuesday

AFP  |  United Nations 

has requested an emergency meeting of the on Tuesday, after dozens of Palestinian protesters were killed in clashes with Israeli forces on the border, the country's mission to the UN said today.

"We condemned what has happened," the Kuwaiti to the United Nations, Mansour al-Otaibi, told journalists. is a non-permanent

The meeting is set to begin at 10:00 am (1400 GMT), diplomats said. The violence erupted over the formal opening of the controversial It was the bloodiest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since a 2014 war.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 01:10 IST