Israel’s ambassador to Australia: “We regret the lost life”

May 16, 2018 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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Israel’s ambassador to Australia Mark Sofer has expressed his regret of loss of lives in Gaza but lays the blame squarely on Hamas.

Mark Sofer Photo; Bill Arnold

He said: “We regret the lost life in Gaza, as we regret any loss of life. We must remember that recent events are a direct continuation of the wave of violence organised by Hamas, a murderous terror organisation whose stated aim is the destruction of the State of Israel.

The purpose of these riots is one; storming the security fence between Gaza and Israel to attack Israeli civilians. Israel, like any other country, cannot allow this to happen.”

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