UN Calls for Self-Control in Jerusalem

NEW YORK, Security Council United Nations (UN) called for restraint after clashes between Israeli police and Muslim protesters in Jerusalem, Friday.DK also hopes to continuation of the negotiations the Palestinian-Israeli peace. The 15 members of the Council, acting at the request of the Palestinian observer to the UN, Riyad Mansour, expressed concern over the tense situation in the occupied Palestinian territory, including in east Jerusalem.
"They called on all parties to maintain control and avoid provocative actions, and hopes to re-negotiations continued Palestinian-Israeli negotiations," said a statement read out non-binding Gabon's Ambassador to the UN, Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, as chairman DK month it.

Earlier, in a letter addressed to the Council, Mansour said, dozens of Palestinians were injured in clashes in east Jerusalem. He said, at least 60 people suffered injuries, including a Palestinian woman who he calls a critical condition after being shot in the head with rubber bullets.
Mansour accused the government of Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu to do everything possible in any order to sabotage the negotiations indirect Israeli-Palestinian initiated by the United States. Sabotage was also addressed at the upcoming mediation visit to the region by U.S. Middle East envoy, George Mitchell, and Vice President Joe Biden. Mitchell visited the Middle East to attend a series of meetings this weekend and Monday, to discuss the negotiations were initiated by the U.S.. Biden will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories next week.
"Once again, we remind the international community vigilance against the danger of this situation due to the increase further," said Mansour.

An AFP photographer saw police attacked the Jewish state's Muslim protesters in the Old City of Jerusalem, Friday, after they stormed the compound of Al-Aqsa Mosque, one of the holy places of Islam, when the protesters threw stones after Friday prayers.
Police and eyewitnesses said at least 25 people were injured in the clashes, which ended with the departure of the Israeli police from the complex after talks with Muslim leaders there. The outbreak of violence last occurred less than a week after a similar incident occurred in the same place.