Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the continuing Gaza escalation

May 6, 2019
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Indiscriminate rocket attacks from Palestinian militants in Gaza must stop immediately: the European Union reiterates its fundamental commitment to the security of Israel. We express our condolences to the family of all the victims and to the Israeli people and wish a speedy recovery to the wounded.
A new escalation risks also to reverse the work to relieve the suffering of the people in Gaza who are already paying a high price with many victims that we mourn.
The European Union reiterates its full support to the push of Egypt and the United Nations to reduce tensions in Gaza and expect the parties to work with them to restore calm.

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Press Statement

Press Statement

Countries covered:

  • Israel
  • Palestine *