Hoyer Statement on Situation in Gaza

For Immediate Release:

December 29, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the developing situation in Gaza:
 
“Israel is acting in clear self-defense in response to heinous rocket attacks from Hamas-controlled Gaza.  As a sovereign nation, Israel has an unequivocal right to take action to ensure the security and safety of her citizens.  Indiscriminate attacks by Hamas are a serious detriment to the peace process in the region.”
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