Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia regarding the recent escalation of the situation between Gaza Sector and State of Israel

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia has been following with concern the latest developments in Gaza Strip and South Israel.  We express deep sorrow over the casualties and injuries among the civil population caused by the rocket attacks.

Georgia strongly condemns any forms of terrorism, extremism and violence directed against civil population in any part of the world.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses hope that all the necessary steps will be taken to avoid further escalation of the situation and to maintain peace in the region.