United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told President Shimon Peres in a meeting in New York on Friday that the UN would not be retracting the Goldstone Report, despite its author’s renouncement of some of the report’s claims.
The Goldstone report was sponsored by the UN, focusing on Operation Cast Lead that took place in Gaza over the winter of 2008 and 2009.
The report accused Israel of targeting Palestinian civilians, however, the report’s author has recently retracted some of his allegations against Israel in an op-ed published last Friday in the Washington Post.
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