Ireland dresses down Israeli ambassador over Gaza border deaths

Guatemala moves embassy to Jerusalem

What happened in Gaza yesterday was a massacre; there is no other way to describe it.

Simon Coveney summoned the country's Ambassador to Iveagh House earlier where he called for restraint in the days and hours ahead.

"Our mission in Ramallah reports that emergency responders in Gaza and the Strip's health services are overwhelmed with the level of casualties", said the spokesperson.

He said Ireland is also "very disturbed" by the injuries suffered by health workers as reported by the WHO as 211 health workers were attacked while attending to the injured during the protests.

The demonstrations were fuelled by a controversial decision by US President Donald Trump to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Ireland also summoned the Israeli ambassador "to express the government and the people's outrage and dismay" at the deaths of dozens of protesters in Gaza, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said.

"We obviously are going to apply our minds with Cabinet colleagues, and we will respond in due course at the soonest available opportunity", he said.

In the bloodiest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since a 2014 Gaza war, at least 60 Palestinians were killed and more than 2,200 were wounded at the Gaza-Israeli border yesterday.

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Russian Federation and China on Tuesday also raised concerns over the deadly violence.

Irish people on social media called Coveney out for taking a different tack in his treatment of the Russian diplomat, suggesting the Irish government is happy to follow Britain's orders but will fail to act on "crimes against humanity".

The rallies are to culminate on Tuesday, the 70th anniversary of Israel's establishment - an event Palestinians refer to as the "Nakba" or "the Catastrophe".

"The killing of peaceful protesters in Gaza is something that requires an global response and that worldwide response can isolate and put pressure on the Israeli regime so that they change their behaviour [or] at the very least to have some restraint in the way in which they deal with the legitimate demands of the Palestinian people", said Cherry.

"The constant and continued crimes of the Zionists in Palestine is the result of the unsparing support of the US", Ghasemi said.

The death toll led to strong condemnation from rights groups and concern from a range of countries.

"The victims were taking part in a peaceful protest against the provocative inauguration of the United States embassy in Jerusalem". This step by the Trump administration was controversial because it broke with decades of U.S. policy and infuriated Palestinians.

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