Foreign and Commonwealth Office – 2019 Press Release on the Gaza Ceasefire

Below is a press release issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 15/11/2019.

The UK welcomes the ceasefire reached between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

A Foreign Office spokesperson said:

“We welcome the ceasefire reached between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad. We are grateful to Egypt and the UN for their mediation efforts. The indiscriminate attacks against civilians by Palestinian Islamic Jihad were completely unacceptable. We greatly regret the loss of civilian life in Gaza and urge all parties to adhere to the ceasefire arrangement.”