In response to media queries on the rocket attacks on Israel and the situation in Gaza, the MFA spokesman said:

        “We are deeply concerned about the escalating violence. The rocket attacks on Israel must cease immediately. At the same time, we call on Israel to exercise maximum restraint and do its utmost to prevent the loss of innocent lives. All sides must urgently find ways to de-escalate the situation, work towards a ceasefire and ensure the safety and security of all civilians.”

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

10 JULY 2014