Brazil president condemns Israel's 'massacre' in Gaza

July 29, 2014 12:02 AM

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BRASILIA: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has condemned Israel's offensive in Gaza as a "massacre", joining international calls for a halt to the bloodshed.

"What's happening in Gaza is dangerous. I don't think it's a genocide, but I think it's a massacre," Rousseff said yesterday at a forum organized by newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, endorsing the United Nations' call for an immediate ceasefire.

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