Cyprus condemns terrorist attack in Gaza, extends solidarity to Palestinian government

Cyprus has condemned a terrorist attack in Gaza against the convoy carrying Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and has expressed its full support and solidarity with the Palestinian government.

“The government of the Republic of Cyprus condemns, in the strongest possible terms, today’s terrorist attack in Gaza against the convoy carrying the Prime Minister of the State of Palestine Rami Hamdallah,” a Foreign Ministry press release says.

Cyprus, it continues “condemns all forms and acts of violence, terrorism and violent extremism.”

Such acts, the Foreign Ministry notes, “not only hinder the implementation of the agreement reached last October in Cairo but also endanger peace and stability in the region, contributing to the continuation of the dire humanitarian situation of the people of Gaza.”

“The Republic of Cyprus expresses its full support and solidarity to the Palestinian government and people and wishes a speedy recovery to all those injured in the attack,” the press release concludes.

source: CNA