Guyana condemns ‘all acts of violence’ in Israel, Palestine


Statement by the Government of Guyana in response to the escalation of violence between Israel and Palestine:

The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana has noted with growing alarm and concern the escalating violence between Israel and Palestine which has resulted in the senseless loss of lives, the destruction of property, the displacement of persons, and a further setback in the Middle East.

Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system – seen here over Ashkelon – aims to protect towns and cities from rockets (Photo: Reuters)

The Government of Guyana condemns all acts of violence and finds repugnant the invasion of the Al-Aqsa mosque. We hold sacred and worthy of respect, places of worship of all religious faith. The Government of Guyana implores all parties to apply restraint and to cease all actions that are in contravention of international and humanitarian law.

Violent clashes continued in the town of Lod on Wednesday evening (Photo: Reuters)

Guyana stresses that constructive dialogue between the Israeli and Palestinian authorities is pivotal to advancing the peace process and to the realization of the two-state solution as the legitimate end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

12 May 2021

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