Press release - 447(2010)

Antonio Miloshoski, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, expresses his dismay at Israel’s military operation against Gaza humanitarian fleet

Strasbourg, 01.06.2010 - “I have learned, with great dismay, of the action conducted by Israeli naval forces against a convoy trying to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza. The death and injuries caused to a number of civilians during this operation is a great tragedy. I trust that the circumstances of these events will be swiftly investigated, in all transparency, so that the responsibilities are fully established. I also hope that any future acts or statements of the parties involved will not cause further deterioration of the human rights situation of all engaged in providing humanitarian assistance.”

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