EU repeats calls for ceasefire in Gaza

January 9th, 2009 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS  

Prague, Jan 9 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Thursday repeated its call for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East after a UN driver bringing aid to Gaza was killed in Israeli fire.”This is another gruesome incident after a UN-administered school was hit,” Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg, whose country chairs the EU until June 30, said in a statement.

“We are repeating our call: it is impossible to delay a ceasefire,” he said.

The UN said that a driver bringing humanitarian supplies from the northern crossing point of the Gaza Strip into the territory was killed when Israeli forces fired upon his convoy.

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