U.K. Blames Hamas for Gaza Escalation, Urges End to Rocket Fire

In statement, British Foreign Secretary Hague says Hamas attacks create 'an intolerable situation' for residents of Israel's south.

British Foreign Secretary William Hague accused Hamas on Thursday of bearing responsibility for the latest escalation in the Gaza Strip. He demanded that Hamas stop firing on Israel but did not issue a similar call for an end to Israel’s operation.