Monday, November 12, 2012

UK - Foreign Secretary calls for 'restraint' in Gaza

 ITV News
Foreign Secretary William Hague said he was very concerned about the violence in Gaza and southern Israel, and the reported death of a number of civilians. He called for "all sides to demonstrate restraint":
I am very concerned by the violence in Gaza and southern Israel, and the reported death of a number of civilians, including a child, in Gaza. I condemn the indiscriminate firing of over 100 rockets into Israel by Gaza-based militants. The UK supports the Egyptian Government in its efforts to achieve a ceasefire. All sides need to demonstrate restraint to prevent a dangerous escalation that would be in no one’s interests