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Russia calls for end to attacks, violence in Gaza

Nov. 14, 2012 9:35 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 14, 2012 9:35 P.M.)
RIYADH (Reuters) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called Wednesday for an end to violence in the Gaza Strip after Israeli airstrikes killed the military commander of Hamas's armed wing and six other Palestinians.

Speaking at a news conference after a meeting with Gulf Arab foreign ministers in the Saudi capital Riyadh, Lavrov said: "It is important that attacks and violence (in Gaza) stop."

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