PressTV-US goes to Security Council to defend Israel

The United States is calling for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council in the wake of what it claims to be Palestinian aggression against Israel.

The American ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said the meeting should focus on recent mortar attacks fired from Gaza into Israel.

This is while the Israeli military has targeted over 30 bases belonging to Palestinian resistance movements, Hamas and Islamic Jihad, inside the Gaza Strip.

“The Security Council should be outraged and respond to this latest bout of violence directed at innocent Israeli civilians, and the Palestinian leadership needs to be held accountable for what they’re allowing to happen in Gaza,” Haley said in a statement.

According to the United States Mission to the United Nations such meeting would probably take place on Wednesday afternoon.

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