Palestinian envoy to Romania has been recalled for consultations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. File

"I was wearing visible full hospital greens".

In a statement Wednesday evening, a spokesperson for the Israeli embassy in Ottawa said Israel's "position regarding Hamas and recent events in Gaza is clear".

Haley with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his office in Jerusalem.

Lebanon's delegation said its Foreign Ministry had sent a letter to the International Criminal Court demanding it "undertake measures" to hold to account those responsible for the killings of Palestinians.

Romania was one of four countries that recently blocked a European Union statement criticizing the US for moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to contested Jerusalem on Monday.

Canada and its other major allies do not support the embassy move.

In December, for example, as the U.N. General Assembly weighed a resolution urging the Trump administration to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Haley said the US would "be taking names".

President Trump made history late previous year when he officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel; sparking outrage from the United Nations and other countries throughout the Middle East.

"Rather, the violence comes from those who reject the existence of the state of Israel in any location", Haley told the council.

UK's ambassador to the UN, Karen Pierce, called the violence, which produced the worst single-day death toll since the Israeli-Hamas war in 2014, "shocking and appalling" and wondered if extensive use of live fire by the Israeli Army was "justified".

In a statement which has been quoted by BBC, Trudeau said Canada is "gravely concerned by the violence in the Gaza Strip that has led to a tragic loss of life and injured countless people". "All parties to the conflict have a responsibility to ensure civilians are protected".

Islamist Hamas terror group leader Yihya Sinwar shouts slogans and flashes the victory gesture as he takes part in a protest near the border with Israel east of Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip on March 30, 2018.



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