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Minister for the Middle East condemns attack on mosque in Israel

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UK welcomes the determination of Israeli authorities to pursue the criminals responsible.

Speaking about the attack on a mosque in northern Israel, Minister for the Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt today said:

“I strongly condemn the attack on a mosque in Tuba Zangria, northern Israel last night. This intentionally provocative attack on a place of worship is appalling. I note that Prime Minister Netanyahu has also condemned this senseless act of violence. I welcome the stated determination of the Israeli authorities to pursue the criminals responsible and to bring them to justice.”

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