Israeli tanks are currently moving along the central thoroughfare of Ramallah in the direction of the building housing the headquarters of the Palestinian security service. The city residents have been strictly instructed not to leave their houses. The RIA Novosti correspondent reports that Israeli military units have approached the Palestinian towns of Jenin and Ramallah in the West Bank at daybreak. According to specified information, a Palestinian girl who studies at a local school, was killed and several other school girls were wounded in the exchange of fire near Jenin in the morning. A Palestinian policeman was wounded near Ramallah.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987