Heck Stands by Israel as Tensions Escalate in Gaza

Statement

By:  Joe Heck, Jr.
Date: Nov. 16, 2012
Location: Washington, DC

Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today released the following statement as tensions escalated in the Gaza Strip.

"It is important that we stand with and support our ally Israel, especially as violence continues to escalate in the Gaza Strip. Israel has constantly struggled to maintain her security and sovereignty amid repeated threats and as this situation develops, we must be vigilant in ensuring Israel has whatever support and assistance she needs. The state of Israel has a right to take action to secure the safety and security of her people. We must stand by Israel as her people continue to seek peace in their region."