UN calls for immediate humanitarian cease-fire

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The United Nations is appealing for peace in Gaza. The Security Council has called for an immediate and unconditional cease-fire, and the Secretary General says the Gaza strip is in critical condition.

The leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, Speaker John Boehner, said Monday that support for Israel must be the United States’ main focus — and not peace mediation — in a subtle jab at the Obama administration.

-CCTV-America’s Nick Harper reports from the UN headquarters in New York.

UNSC calls for immediate humanitarian cease-fire

UNSC calls for immediate humanitarian cease-fire

The United Nations is appealing for peace in Gaza. The Security Council has called for an immediate and unconditional cease-fire, and the Secretary-General says the Gaza strip is in critical condition.

For more on the latest violence in Gaza, political commentator Fadi Elsalameen joined the show.

He is an adjunct Senior Fellow at the American Security Project, and a fellow with the New America Foundation’s American Strategy Program.

Kerry's trips to Middle East, peace deal failed

Kerry's trips to Middle East, peace deal failed

For more on the latest violence in Gaza, political commentator Fadi Elsalameen joins the show.