Statement by the Federal Foreign Office on the situation in the Middle East

23.08.2019 - Press release

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (23 August) on the attack in which a young Israeli was killed and her father and brother badly injured:

We are very saddened by today’s attack on three Israelis, a father and his two children, in the West Bank. We extend our sincere condolences to the family and wish the injured a speedy recovery.

We condemn such violent attacks, and their incitement or justification, in the strongest possible terms. The Federal Government is committed to overcoming this spiral of violence and hatred and to maintaining the prospect of a two‑state solution that will enable all Israelis and Palestinians to live in peace and security.


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