"I am deeply concerned about the clear violations of international humanitarian law that we are witnessing in Gaza. Let me be clear: No party to an armed conflict is above international humanitarian law," Guterres said, without explicitly naming Israel. Secretary of State Antony Blinken asked the Security Council to back a new US-led resolution that "incorporates substantive feedback." The draft, seen by AFP, would defend the "inherent right of all states" to self-defense while calling for compliance with international law. Jordan and Russia are among nations that requested a meeting Thursday of the UN General Assembly, whose resolutions are non-binding, due to the Security Council deadlock.