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Foreign Office concerned by deaths of Palestinian teenagers

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FCO expresses concern about the deaths of two Palestinian teenagers and reports of the Israeli military being attacked with firebombs

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A Foreign Office spokesperson, speaking in reaction to the incident, said:

We are deeply concerned about the deaths of two Palestinian teenagers in the West Bank and reports of the Israeli military being attacked with firebombs. It is a tragedy when any young person’s life is cut short. We urge the parties to take steps towards de-escalation and to exercise restraint. We expect a full investigation into the incident.

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Published 4 April 2013