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PM statement following discovery of missing Israeli teenagers

David Cameron’s statement following the discovery of the bodies of 3 Israeli teenagers who went missing earlier this month in the West Bank.

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The Prime Minister said:

I am deeply saddened by the news that the bodies of the 3 Israeli boys kidnapped on 12 June have been found this evening.

This was an appalling and inexcusable act of terror perpetrated against young teenagers. Britain will stand with Israel as it seeks to bring to justice those responsible.

Tonight my thoughts and prayers are with the families of Gilad, Naftali and Eyal. No parent should have ever to suffer such heartache or grief.

Published 30 June 2014