U.N. announces Israeli-Palestinian pact on rebuilding Gaza

September 16, 2014 9:02 PM

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The United Nations on Tuesday announced an agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority on the rebuilding of the Gaza Strip, devastated in the recent Israeli military offensive.

The pact will allow urgent reconstruction work to be carried out in Gaza, while ensuring that materials entering the area will not be used for other purposes, Robert Serry, the U.N. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, said.

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