UN envoy: We are concerned about situation on Gaza border and call on both parties to exercise restraint

Jerusalem /PNN/ United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov expressed his concerns  on the situation in Gaza.

Mladenov said in statement :“I am following with concern the continuing preparations and rhetoric for this Friday’s ‘Great Return March’ in Gaza.

He said :”Israeli forces should exercise maximum restraint and Palestinians should avoid friction at the Gaza fence.

Demonstrations and protests must be allowed to proceed in a peaceful manner, Civilians, particularly children, must not be intentionally put in danger or targeted in any way”  Mladenov end his statement.