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Foreign Office Minister condemns rocket attack on Israel

Alistair Burt expresses concern at reports of rocket fire into Israel, and emphasises the right to live free from terror.

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Commenting on reports that rockets had struck the Red Sea town of Eilat, in southern Israel, FCO Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt said:

“I am deeply concerned by reports of rocket fire into Eilat in Israel this morning. People have a right to live free from terror. Those responsible should be brought to justice.”

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Published 17 April 2013