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Brazil slams US for failure to stop Mideast violence
BRASILIA - Brazil's president on Tuesday slammed the United Nations and United States for failing to get a resolution passed to stop violence in Gaza, and called for an emergency UN session to do so.
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on a visit to Brazil's northeast that "what has been made clear is that the UN does not have the strength to pass a resolution that can achieve peace in that place.
"And it doesn't have the strength because the United States has veto power and that is why things do not get done," charged Lula, whose country aspires to a seat on a reformed UN Security Council.
Lula said he had instructed Foreign Minister Celso Amorim to contact France about the possibility of an emergency UN meeting on
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