Foreign Minister Westerwelle condemns series of attacks in southern Israel

18.08.2011 - Press release

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today (18 August) on the series of attacks in southern Israel that took the lives of many people and injured numerous others:

“I condemn the attacks in southern Israel in the strongest possible terms. At this difficult time, we stand shoulder to shoulder with our Israeli friends. The responsible parties must be held accountable. The struggle for peace and reconciliation in the Middle East must not be torpedoed by terror and violence.”

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