GAZA CITY, Palestine 

The UN’s special coordinator for the Middle East peace process on Monday stressed the need for a political solution in Gaza to provide unity and security in the city. 

Nickolay Mladenov shared photos on Twitter of his visit to one of 70 farms that have received solar panels to generate electricity through a Netherlands-funded UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) project.

“Urgent aid may have averted an escalation in Gaza,” Mladenov said.

But he noted that “Gaza requires a political solution that lifts the closures, builds unity and ensures security for all.”

Nearly 270 protesters have been

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