Guterres 'strongly condemns' stabbing attack that left three Israelis dead in West Bank

22 July 2017

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned yesterday evening's stabbing attack by a Palestinian perpetrator, which resulted in the death of three members of an Israeli family in the Halamish settlement in the occupied West Bank.

“He conveys his condolences to the bereaved and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured,” according to a statement issued by the UN chief's Deputy Spokesman, Farhan Haq.

Furth to the statement, Mr. Guterres again called on all to refrain from any actions or words that could further escalate an already volatile situation.


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