"The President expressed deep regret at the loss of life in today's incident, and concern for the wounded, many of whom are being treated in Israeli hospitals. The President also expressed the importance of learning all the facts and circumstances around this morning's tragic events as soon as possible.”
- Statement by US President Barack Obama
"Israel went beyond all that could be expected. This is a transgression against all international covenants and norms and it must be confronted by all international forums."
- Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad