UN chief due in Israel to press for cease-fire
Ya’alon says he seeks Palestinian Authority resume control over Gaza Strip’s border crossings, and especially the crossing with Egypt, under any cease-fire deal with Hamas.
International efforts to stop the fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip will resume Tuesday, following Monday’s arrival in the region of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Ban will come to Israel Tuesday to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, while Kerry will first hold meetings in Egypt. It is...
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