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TUSIAD: Terrorist Attack and Israeli Military Operation

The TUSIAD Board of Directors has issued the following statement on the terrorist attack on soldiers in Hatay and the attack by Israel on an aid convoy. The statement reads as follows:

“We are deeply saddened by the terrorist attack targeting a unit of the naval base in Iskenderun, Hatay, which claimed the lives of 6 soldiers. We are extremely concerned about the increasing frequency and spread of such attacks and would like to reiterate our call for concrete steps in addressing the terror issue. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their lives, and our best wishes to those who were injured for a speedy recovery. 

On cheap cialis no prescription the other hand, the bloody operation in international waters by the Israeli military against the humanitarian aid convoy for the people of Gaza is one of the most tragic examples of the disproportionate and excessive use of military power against a civilian initiative. Whatever the reason might be, it is unacceptable to react in such a manner to civilians who aim for peaceful action.

We strongly comdemn this operation and extend our condolences to the relatives of those who lost their lives, and our warmest wishes to those wounded. We expect those responsible to be subjected to the provisions of International Law, and call on the international community and the UN to react to such actions in line with their stated missions which are based on universal values and human rights.”