Ahmed Aboul Gheit، Secretary General of Arab League، condemned the Israeli military escalation and air raids on Gaza Strip، which led to the deaths of a number of civilians and and wounded others.
In a statement today، Aboul Gheit called on the international community to act quickly and decisively to urge the Israeli side، to immediately cease its military operations.
He described the Israeli operations as a clear violation of the rules of international law and attacks on civilians.
He supported the efforts exerted by Egypt and the United Nations in this regard.
He reiterated the need for the Israeli side to comply with all its responsibilities، in accordance with the Fourth Geneva Convention and in conformity with the norms of international human rights law، including the protection of civilian lives.