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Mladenov: 'Support moderate forces' working to prevent Gaza was

Nickolay Mladenov: We are very early in the early stages of this [reconciliation] process, and there are too many things that can go wrong, and most of them probably will.
                 (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM / THE JERUSALEM POST)

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One must stand up to extremists in the region and support the moderate forces working to prevent another war in Gaza, UN Special Coordinator of the Middle East Peace Process told participants of the Women Wage Peace International Congress in Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

"Gaza is on the brink of another war," Mladenov said. "I am proud to say our efforts for the last three months working together with the Israeli government, the Palestinians, the Egyptians and everyone in the region has shown us that we can, if we work together step back from the war."

Last week at the Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, Mladenov pointed out that Iran was working to destabilize the situation in Gaza.

On Tuesday, he told a telegraph of women in Tel Aviv that they were an important ally in supporting the peace process.

"Yes, we can challenge these extremists, those who breed anger, who breed hatefully everywhere in the region and stand up to them and support moderate forces that want to see sustainable forces [stand up] to the challenge that we have today, "he said.

He called on the women to help pressure politicians, Israelis and Palestinians to return to the negotiating table.

"We have to remove obstacles to peace. We have to bring down the obstacles that divide us, "he said.

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It is important to create conditions that are conducive to peace, including "reducing the language of hatred."

"Never give up," he told the group, which was created in the aftermath of the 2014 Gaza war. It brings together Israeli Jewish and Arab women – as well as some Palestinian women – around events dedicated to the importance of peace without taking a stand in support of one solution or another.

Some 1,000 women attended the Tel Aviv event, said a spokesperson for the group.

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni said that the main obstacle to peace was the current leadership, but that it could be replaced.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prevents war with Hamas, said Livni, but also prevents peace.

She said she supported a legislative initiative by the group, which has yet to pass the Ministerial Legislative Committee to require the cabinet to explore strategic alternatives to violence before embarking on a military campaign.

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