Foreign Office Minister condemns attack on Trappist monastery in Latrun

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Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt has condemned the attack against the Trappist monastery in Latrun on the West Bank on 3 September.

“I strongly condemn the crime against the Latrun Monastery. This was a shocking and deliberately provocative act on a place of worship. I welcome the commitments made by the Israeli authorities to track down those responsible and bring them to justice.”