Foreign and Commonwealth Office – 2019 Press Release on Gaza Hostilities

Below is a press release issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 13/11/2019.

The UK government condemns the firing of rockets at civilians and calls on all sides to de-escalate the situation.

A Foreign Office spokesperson said:

“We are deeply concerned by the escalation of hostilities in Gaza. The UK condemns the firing of rockets at civilian populations. Any attacks targeted against civilians are unlawful and unjustifiable. We call on all sides to rapidly de-escalate the situation, and support the UN and Egyptian efforts to achieve that objective.”