Saturday, April 9, 2011

UN Secretary-General: "I will not withdraw Goldstone Report"

"United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told President Shimon Peres in a meeting in New York on Friday that the UN would not be retracting the Goldstone Report, despite its author's renouncement of some of the report's claims... The Goldstone report was sponsored by the UN, focusing on Operation Cast Lead that took place in Gaza over the winter of 2008 and 2009... Ban partially blamed Israel for the inaccuracy of the report, telling Peres that if Israel had cooperated with those writing the report, the report would have come to different conclusions..."

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