Fri, 29 May 2020

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Foreign Ministry condemned Israel's continued violence and crimes against the Palestinian people, describing the regime as "a human killing machine by nature".

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"The Zionist Israeli regime is a human killing machine by nature taking the lives of #Palestinians indiscriminately. 20-year-old Rouzan al-Najjar was a Gazan volunteer first aid responder who was shot & killed in 2018. The merciless Israeli forces shot her deliberately," the ministry said in a tweet on Friday on the occasion of the International Quds Day.

Al-Najjar, a volunteer with the Gaza Health Ministry, was fatally shot in the chest in 2018 while treating injured Gaza protesters in a medical staff uniform.

At the time, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned Israel's killing of the young paramedic as another stain of shame for the regime.

"In a week when Israeli regime airs an absurd message to Iranians while its US patrons veto a resolution condemning its use of deadly force against unarmed protestors, its snipers murder a Palestinian medic tending to the wounded. Shame upon shame," he tweeted on June 2, 2018.

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