Ashton condemns J'lem terror attack, Gaza rockets

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 24, 2011 10:20

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton condemned Wednesday's terror attack in Jerusalem, saying "I express my condolences to the family of the deceased, and extend my sincere wishes to the persons injured for their full and speedy recovery."

Ashton also condemned rocket attacks coming from the Gaza Strip, adding that "attacks on any civilians are completely unacceptable in any circumstance." Ashton urged acting parties to show restrain and "avoid further escalation of violence," and a "lasting truce in Gaza."

Ashton also mentioned with regret the deaths in the Gaza Strip resulting from IDF attacks on terrorists firing rockets against Israel.


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