NZ calls for Kiwis to quit Gaza

July 15, 2014 Agencies
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New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has said his country strongly supports the United Nations Security Council’s call for a ceasefire between the Israelis and Palestinians.

Murray McCully

Murray McCully

“New Zealand fully supports the United Nations Security Council’s call for an urgent ceasefire in Gaza,” Mr McCully says.

“We urge both sides to show restraint and immediately de-escalate the situation. Civilian deaths are unacceptable and further civilian casualties must be prevented.

“These latest incidents reinforce the urgent need for a two state solution to be reached as part of a permanent and sustainable peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians,” Mr McCully says.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade continues to advise against all travel to Gaza and urges New Zealanders currently in Gaza to depart as soon as it is safe to do so.


One Response to “NZ calls for Kiwis to quit Gaza”
  1. Liaat Nagar says:

    Well, what a lot of meaningless hot air from the New Zealanders. Why did they waste their breath?

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