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EU to hold emergency meeting on Middle East conflict

Members of the European Council will discuss the latest escalation between Israel and Palestine in order to define a common position and outline a course of action that reflects the complexity of the situation.

Moscow: The European Union will hold an emergency summit on the Middle East conflict via videoconference on Tuesday.

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Members of the European Council will discuss the latest escalation between Israel and Palestine in order to define a common position and outline a course of action that reflects the complexity of the situation.

The EU leaders are also expected to cover a number of secondary issues, including the provision of humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip, engagement with regional actors to avoid further escalation and achieve a lasting peace, as well as the security implications for European countries and the risk of additional migration and refugees.

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