(AGI) Rome, July 20 - Italian Foreign Affairs minister,Federica Mogherini, has asked the parties involved in theIsraeli-Palestinian conflict to lay down their weapons. "Thedeath toll is rising by the hour, bombs and rockets aredestroying houses and public buildings. We have also learnedthat the Um al Nasser children's centre, which Italycontributed to, has been razed to the ground". . .