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Source: United Kingdom
24 October 2014

24 October 2014

Foreign Secretary offers condolences to victims of terrorist attack in Jerusalem and calls for calm

Speaking about the terrorist attack in Jerusalem the Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:

وزير الخارجية: أشعر بالقلق من حوادث القتل الأخيرة وتفاقم التوتر في الضفة الغربية والقدس. إنّ كل إسرائيلي وكل فلسطيني يستحق الحياة في سلام وأمن.

“I offer my condolences for Wednesday’s terrorist incident in the Ammunition Hill area of Jerusalem, when a car was driven into passengers waiting for a tram, killing a baby and hospitalising seven innocent bystanders. I condemn this senseless attack. I am concerned about the recent fatalities and rising tensions in the West Bank and Jerusalem. Every Israeli and every Palestinian deserves to live in peace and security. We call on all those who seek peace to ensure calm.”

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