Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the UN, on Tuesday urged the global body to take action against the Hamas terrorist organization as well as countries that support it.
“A few weeks ago, UN officials discovered a tunnel underneath two schools run by the UN in Gaza. It was the exact type of tunnel that Hamas has used for years. These tunnels are what Hamas uses to smuggle in the materials they need to make rockets. Or to sneak into Israel to attack civilians or kidnap them in the dead of night,” Haley told a UN Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East.
“Imagine children playing in their schoolyard while Hamas moved explosives underneath their feet. Imagine children trying to learn, while a few feet below, terrorists might have been crawling toward Israel. All of this happening under a building flying the flag of the United Nations. It’s an outrage,” she added.
Haley noted that Gaza “is prime real estate on the Mediterranean Sea” and has “enormous potential”, but that potential “is being squandered by the terrorists who govern it.”
The humanitarian crisis in Gaza “rests squarely with the one group that actually controls Gaza: Hamas,” she continued. READ MORE