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China urges Israel to show restraint after Gaza deaths


China on Tuesday called for restraint, "especially" from Israel, after 59 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during clashes and protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem.

"China is seriously concerned about the large number of casualties caused by the violent conflict in the Gaza border," foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular press briefing.

Published : May 15, 2018

By : Agence France-Presse Beijing