New EU foreign policy chief visits Gaza, calls for its rebuilding after summer war

November 8, 2014 1:00 PM

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The European Union's new foreign affairs chief urged Palestinians in the Gaza Strip Saturday to work together to begin reconstruction of the war-shattered territory in earnest.

On her first visit to Gaza, Federica Mogherini also said peace talks between Israel and the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority must resume as a prelude for Gaza's reconstruction. The coastal territory was severely damaged during last summer's 50-day war between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas ru...

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