Government condemns violence in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories


Tobias Ellwood, the Minister for the Middle East, has condemned violence which is taking place in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

In a statement he said:

“I condemn the appalling attacks against civilians in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories this week. There can be no justification for terrorism. I am deeply concerned by the ongoing violence. This tragic situation only underlines the need to improve the situation on the ground and reach a long term resolution to the conflict”.

Joe Biden, the Vice-President of the United States also condemned the violence, saying:

“Let me say in no uncertain terms: The United States of America condemns these acts and condemns the failure to condemn these acts”.