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Statement by AmbProsor to the UN Security Council

Ceasefire once again violated by rocket fire

08.19.2014

3 rockets fired from Gaza hit Beersheva and Netivot, violating the ceasefire.​ The IDF is targeting terror sites in the Gaza Strip in response to the rocket fire.​

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