MONTREAL – Liberal Foreign Affairs Critic, Marc Garneau, today issued the following statement on the situation in Israel and Gaza:
“The Liberal Party of Canada is greatly concerned about the escalating violence in Israel and the Gaza Strip.
“We strongly urge all parties to without delay seek an immediate ceasefire. All possible steps must be taken to protect civilian life.
“The only path to peace is through negotiation. All sides must demonstrate restraint and a real commitment to peace if this violence is to be quelled.”