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FCO Minister Tobias Ellwood statement on violent clashes at Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount

Minister for the Middle East deeply concerned by clashes in Jerusalem which have resulted in a number of injuries.


Speaking today Mr Ellwood said:

I am deeply concerned by recent violent clashes and heightened tensions at Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount which have resulted in a number of injuries.

We condemn all acts of violence and urge all parties to work together to restore calm, avoid provocations and support the status quo.

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Published 16 September 2015