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ASIAdocument.write(“” + m[today.getMonth()+1]+ ” “+ today.getDate()+”, ” + theYear + ” “);HOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperChina Daily Global PDFChina Daily Global E-paperWorld / Middle EastAsia PacificUS & CanadaLatin AmericaEuropeAfricaMiddle EastHigh TableReporters JournalUN chief in Gaza pledges to stand with Palestinians(Xinhua) Updated:2014-10-14 17:26Comments Print Mail Large Medium SmallGAZA – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon arrived in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, and met with members of the Palestinian unity government. He said his organization stands with the Palestinian people.”We are standing to your side,” said Ban Ki-Moon in a news conference held at the Palestinian unity governments headquarters in Gaza city. He announced that the first shipment of construction raw materials will be allowed in Gaza on Tuesday.While in Gaza, Ban is expected to launch a reconstruction process of construction in the coastal enclave that his organization supervises. His convoy crossed through Erez crossing point between Israel and northern Gaza Strip.He visited in Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza Strip to check a school run by his UN relief and work agency, which was hit during a 50-day Israeli offensive on Gaza that ended in Aug 26.”We express deep solidarity with the Palestinian people for a better future and better economy,” said Ban Ki-Moon, adding “I told the Israeli side that resolving problem in Gaza can never be made without resolving the roots of the problem.”He also went to check the massive destruction caused during the Israeli large-scale ground operation in July in Shejaeya neighborhood in eastern Gaza city and spoke to the owners of the destroyed homes.”The fist shipment of construction raw materials will arrive in Gaza today and the salaries of the employees in the Gaza Strip will be paid by the end of this month,” said the UN chief.On July 8, Israel launched a large-scale military offensive on the Gaza Strip that lasted for 50 days. The offensive ended after Egypt brokered a ceasefire deal between Israel and the Hamas-led Gaza militant groups.The offensive on the coastal enclave left large destruction. One of the conditions to reach calm and ceasefire was to end years of an Israeli blockade imposed on the area following Hamas violent takeover of it.However, a Norwegian-sponsored conference of donors, held earlier this week in Cairo, agreed to donate around $5 billion that will be devoted for reconstruction of houses and infrastructure, as well as for development.Ban stressed that in order to resolve all the ongoing problems, the Palestinians and the Israelis have to resume their peace negotiations and discuss all these problems, otherwise this means that they will get back to violence.”8.03KRelated StoriesUN chief in Gaza to launch reconstruction processPhotoUNs top environmental honors go to three in ChinaGerman trains collide near Duesseldorf, several people injuredLiu heralds UK partnership in education and researchEfforts needed for sustainable projects1st Panda cub born in France named Yuan MengFree trade studies agreed on as Li meets with Canadian PM TrudeauChina-JapanChina-USChina-AfricaChina-EuropeLi tells Japanese business leaders its time for bilateral cooperationChina-Japan meet seeks cooperationGroup of lawmakers visit notorious Yasukuni Shrine in JapanJapan can offer experience, expat saysChina-Japan ties seen at dialogue as benefit to regionChina, Japan officials exchange views on security issues at 15th dialogueChinese music finds new foothold in United StatesC919 flies toward air worthinessPolitical leaders: Sino-US relations to growChina vows steps after US launches probe into aluminum tradeGates is added to top-tier Chinese academyYao helps AB InBev fight alcohol abuseAction urged over pollutionUNs top environmental honors go to three in ChinaChina unveils Model Confucius Institute edifice in Ghana universityChina vows to deepen bilateral ties with new Zimbabwe govtChinese, African parties meet to share wisdom on modernization2nd China-Africa Investment Forum begins in MoroccoLiu heralds UK partnership in education and researchPeak performance by Chinese nurse on Scotlands mountains9-month festival of Chinese art, heritage to be staged in Liverpool, UK, next yearChina eyes closer economic, trade cooperation with BelarusPremier calls to enhance trade liberalization and facilitation in SCOPremier: China to advance production capacity with UzbekistanAsia PacificUS & CanadaEuropeAfricaMiddle EastChinese tourists go to South KoreaChina-Japan meet seeks cooperationUN envoys trip to DPRK praised by BeijingBelt and Road a great opportunity: Uzbek officialKwaussie wins Australias word of the yearJapan can offer experience, expat saysTrudeau visits Sina WeiboChina, Canada agree to issue joint statement on climate changeDemocrats stand united against GOP tax billUS quits talks on global migration pactTensions triggered over possible moveSino-Canadian bilateral trade ties to deepen furtherMay gets little gasp as EU extends deadline for sufficient progress in Brexit talksRussia banned from Pyeongchang Winter OlympicsGerman trains collide near Duesseldorf, several people injuredLiu heralds UK partnership in education and researchBoth first ladies name panda cub Yuan MengLiu Yandong heralds bilateral cooperation in education and researchEthiopian FM urges strengthened Ethiopia-China tiesUNs top environmental honors go to three in ChinaAction urged over pollutionBelt and Road Initiative to help countries achieve UN goals: officialChina unveils Model Confucius Institute edifice in Ghana universityMorocco king holds historic talks with South African president in AbidjanYemens ex-president Saleh, relatives killed by HouthisTrump recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital would raise regional tensionsYemen rattled by raids as clashes spreadSquash a perfect match for girl refugees in JordanSyrian talks in Geneva to continue to Dec 15: UN envoyAll parties in Syria urged to join talksMost PopularHot TopicsEbola virusGaza woeDPRKChina and JapanUkraine crisisIranThai crisisBaby princeHigh TableNatural wonderlandGreece ready for EU leadershipTrust, friendship and traditionReporters JournalNews reporting should be fair and balancedAn enigmatic animal faces extinction for the wrong reasonsRise in teen suicides unfortunately not isolated incidentsHong Kong artist connects East and West with artSpecialPremier Li visits Germany, Russia, Italy2014 Beijing-Tokyo ForumPresident Xi attends SCO summit, visits four nations…| About China Daily | Advertise on Site | Contact Us | Job Offer |Copyright 1995 -. 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