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1일, 스웨덴의 수도 스톡홀름에서 하룻동안 열린 원조 기부국 회의가 끝나면서 이같은 원조약속이 나왔습니다.

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International donors have pledged 500 million dollars in aid for the Palestinian territories.

The pledges came at the end of a one-day conference of donor nations in the Swedish capital of Stockholm today (Friday).

Sweden's aid minister (Carin Jamtin) described the pledge as a "fantastic result," and said a large portion of the funds will be spent in rebuilding infrastructure in the Gaza Strip destroyed by Israel's military offensive.

Israel began the offensive against Palestinian militants in late June to stop rocket attacks into Israel and to secure the release of a captured soldier.

The Stockholm conference - organized jointly by Sweden, Norway and Spain - is a follow-up to a similar meeting held in Geneva last month, and was aimed at raising funds for a revised U.N. appeal for aid to the Palestinian territories.