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Source: United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (UNSCO)
1 August 2011





Statement by Robert Serry, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East

Peace Process, on the killing of two Palestinians in Qalandiya Refugee Camp


Jerusalem, 1 August 2011


United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry is deeply concerned that two Palestinians were killed by the Israel Defense Force in Qalandiya Refugee Camp earlier today during an operation which they conducted citing security reasons. Five Israeli soldiers were also injured.


The Special Coordinator calls upon the Israeli authorities to exercise maximum restraint and thoroughly investigate the incident. He also emphasizes the need for calm from all sides.


ENDS

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Hayat Abu-Saleh
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