THE HON TANYA PLIBERSEK MP
DEPUTY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION
SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
MEMBER FOR SYDNEY
EVENTS IN ISRAEL AND THE PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES
MONDAY, 14 JULY 2014
Labor urges calm and supports the calls of the UN Security Council for a ceasefire.
We encourage all parties to do everything they can to stop violence and de-escalate tensions, to end the deaths and the human suffering.
Labor is committed to supporting an enduring peace for Israelis and Palestinians through a just two-state solution.
For their own safety, Australians should follow the latest travel advice for the region from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.