PRESS STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
ON THE ISRAELI MILITARY AIRSTRIKES ON GAZA
Malaysia condemns in the strongest terms the series of military airstrikes carried out by Israel unde rOperation Protective Edge on the Gaza Strip which has claimed the lives of at least 24 Palestinians including 7 children while injuring 150 others.
Malaysia demands Israel to immediately cease its military aggression towards the Palestinian people and urge all parties involved to stop any provocative action which may escalate the already tense situation.
Malaysia calls on all parties to exercise restraint to avoid greater damage and loss of life, especially among the civilian population in the Gaza Strip.
9 July 2014