Islam Times 12 May 2010 - 11:18 -------------------------------------------------- Title : Russian president calls end to Gaza tragedy -------------------------------------------------- (Islam Times) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says there is a human tragedy in Gaza and although all problems can't be solved, nations must do their best to end it. Text : Islam Times reports from AP: Medvedev spoke Wednesday in Turkey, his second stop in the region after Syria where he said that Israeli-Arab tensions threaten to draw the Middle East into a new catastrophe, adding Moscow's weight to a diplomatic push to ease antagonism between Israel and Syria. On the Palestinian conflict, Medvedev says "we are facing a human tragedy in Gaza." Russia has been building up its influence as a Middle East mediator, pledged its assistance in pushing the region toward peace. Turkey is also pursuing a similar policy and mediated between Syria and Israel