Milli Medzhlis resolutely condemns the fact of armed attack of Naval Forces of Israel on the ships and passengers of a humanitarian escort «freedom Flotilla», delivering the humanitarian help for the peace population of Gaza Strip.
About it is told in the statement of Medzhlis extended on June, 1st. In the document it is noticed that application by the Israeli military men of the fighting weapon was «unmotivated and unjustified».
In the statement Medzhlis quotes words of the special lecturer of the United Nations by position in Richard Falk’s occupied Palestinian territories which has named the happened tragedy «a bloody slaughter-house in the high sea, which victims of a steel unarmed active workers of the humanitarian organisations, a scandalous crime against humanity».
Condemning armed attack of Israelis on «freedom Flotilla», Medzhlis expresses grief in connection with destruction and wound of tens peace people and urges the international community to institute criminal proceedings the persons guilty of murder of active workers of a peace movement, trying to break through the Israeli sea blockade of Gaza. Simultaneously Medzhlis calls the UN Security Council and other international institutions to guarantee the prompt termination of blockade of Sector of Gaza from outside Israel and restoration of social and political stability in region.
Let’s remind, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has expressed concern a situation with the sea humanitarian escort «Freedom» going to Gaza Strip. Besides, the Ukrainian foreign policy department has called for carrying out of careful and all-round investigation of circumstances of this incident.
On materials: obkom.net.ua