Announcement

Foreign Office Minister 'deeply concerned' at escalating violence in Gaza and southern Israel

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Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt urges all parties to exercise restraint and prevent civilian casualties and loss of life.

Speaking earlier, Minister for the Middle East, Alistair Burt, said:

“I am deeply concerned about this week’s escalation of violence in Gaza and southern Israel. I condemn this indiscriminate rocket fire into southern Israel, as I do all acts of terrorism. The UK urges all parties to exercise restraint and prevent civilian casualties and loss of life.”