“The U.N. Security Council expressed “extreme shock and distress” on Sunday at Israel’s attack on the southern Lebanese village of Qana in which more than 60 people were killed.

The statement adopted unanimously by the 15-nation council “strongly deplores this loss of innocent lives” in Qana but did not call for an immediate truce, as requested by U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan but opposed by the United States.” [More]

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