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Source: Secretary-General
19 November 2015

19 November 2015

Condemning Deadly Attacks in Israel, West Bank, Secretary-General
Calls on Leaders to Speak Out Against Violence, ‘Refrain from Incendiary Language’

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General condemns today's terror attacks in Israel and the occupied West Bank.  He expresses his condolences to the families of the five people killed today — three Israelis, a Palestinian and an American — and hopes for a full and speedy recovery for those injured.  It is imperative now to restore calm.

The Secretary-General calls upon all political, religious and community leaders to speak out against such brutal acts and refrain from incendiary language.  He reiterates that only a negotiated solution to the conflict can bring peace and security to the peoples of this troubled land.

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