ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
UN chief proposes armed force to ‘protect’ Palestinians from Israel
by Yoni Hersch, News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff
August 19, 2018
In a new report circulated Friday, United Nations Secretary General António Guterres said that options to protect Palestinian civilians under the so-called Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or police force to deploying civilian observers or beefing up the U.N. presence on the ground. Guterres stressed that every option would require the cooperation of Israelis and Palestinians, “a sustained cessation of hostilities and additional resources.” But the prospect of getting Israel’s consent, especially for a U.N. or non-U.N. armed force, remains highly unlikely. READ MORE
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