European Union demands end to 'settler violence' and Arab terror

AuthorDavid Rosenberg
Published date28 February 2023
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
In a statement released by the European External Action Service (EEAS) Tuesday morning, the EU called on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to reduce tensions and ensure the protection of civilians

"The European Union is highly concerned by the continuously spiralling violence in the occupied Palestinian territory. It condemns the terror attack in the West Bank on Sunday, in which two Israelis lost their lives, and yet another attack on Monday claiming the life of one more Israeli."

Two brothers, Hillel Yaniv 21, and 19-year-old Yagel Yaniv, were shot and killed after a terrorist forced their car to stop while they drove on Route 60 through the village of Huwara in Samaria Sunday afternoon.

On Monday, 27-year-old American-born Elan Ganelese was shot and killed in a terrorist attack near the Dead Sea.

"The EU condemns the outbreak of settlers violence, which resulted in the killing of one Palestinian, injuring of several hundreds of Palestinians and burning of houses and shops, causing the unacceptable destruction of Palestinian property," the EEAS said, referencing clashes between Arabs and Jews at the scene of Sunday's attack in Huwara.

Some 50 cars and a number of buildings were torched Sunday evening. Some 380 local Arabs were...

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