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The UN security Council demanded from the Syrians to cease hostilities on the border with Israel

The UN security Council on Thursday, June 29, strongly condemned the military actions undertaken in the area of separation between Syria and Israel, and urged the troops of Bashar al-Assad and the rebel groups to leave the area patrolled by UN peacekeepers.

The resolution condemned the use on the border with heavy weapons, including tanks.

In addition, members of the UN security Council voted unanimously to extend the mandate of the peacekeeping mission UNDOF until 31 December.

AP notes that this resolution confirmed the fears of the UN Secretary General, antónio Guterres that the ongoing military action in the zone of separation can lead to the escalation of conflict and to jeopardize the cease-fire between Israel and Syria and jeopardizes the civilian population and UN personnel.

Note that in recent days Israel was four times subjected to shelling from the Syrian territory. On the territory of the Golan heights, falling mortar, artillery and tank shells.

Israeli territory was attacked on 24 June, 25 June, 26 June and 28 June. In all cases, the army’s press service reported that we are talking about accidental, not deliberate attacks. Nevertheless, the IDF warned that «will not tolerate attempts to strike at Israel’s sovereignty and safety of its inhabitants». In response to each firing, the IDF attacked Syrian army positions, laying on Damascus responsible for what is happening in Syria.

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The UN security Council demanded from the Syrians to cease hostilities on the border with Israel 30.06.2017

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