June 02, 2010

STATEMENT BY U.S. SENATOR BENJAMIN L. CARDIN ON ISRAELI FLOTILLA RAID

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement regarding the Israeli engagement of a flotilla of ships attempting to reach Gaza .

 

" We must withhold judgment while an investigation is ongoing and until the facts become clear, but it's important that we keep in mind that Israel has a right to ensure the security of its borders and protect its citizens from terror.   I also want to express my deep sadness about the violence and loss of life."