UN: Ending conflict a matter of 'political will'

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the Israeli and Hamas leaders to "show their humanity" and added that ending the Middle East conflict was "a matter of political will".

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Credit: Tomas Oneborg / SvD / TT/TT News Agency

It's a matter of their political will. They have to show their humanity as leaders, both Israeli and Palestinian.

Why these leaders are making their people to be killed by others? It's not responsible, (it's) morally wrong.

– Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General