The Secretary-General regrets the loss of life, and extends his condolences to the families of the victims. He condemns the use of violence and all actions intended to provoke violence.
The events of today and of 15 May on the Golan put the long-held cease-fire in jeopardy. The Secretary-General calls for maximum restraint on all sides and strict observance of international humanitarian law to ensure protection of civilians. He reminds the Syrian authorities of their obligation to protect UNDOF personnel and facilities.