Flooding of Gaza tunnels could be considered genocide — Russian envoy to UN

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The flooding of tunnels in the Gaza Strip can be considered genocide, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya said on Friday.

“Such actions [as flooding of tunnels in Gaza] can be qualified as one of the elements of genocide, according to <…> the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide,” he said at a UN Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East.

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