Announcement

Foreign Secretary statement on the West Bank shooting

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Foreign Secretary William Hague has made a statement on the killing of four Israeli citizens in Hebron last night.

The Foreign Secretary said:

“I deplore last night’s killing of four Israeli citizens. This cruel and inhuman attack must not be allowed to derail efforts to reach a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the region. On behalf of the United Kingdom I send my heartfelt condolences to the families of those killed, and reaffirm our unswerving support for all those striving for peace in the region in the face of such provocations”.