French leaders express horror at murder of young Palestinian

Israel/Palestinian Territories – Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdair – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, 2 July 2014

The President was appalled to learn of the abduction and death of a young Palestinian, Mohammed Abu Khdair, in Jerusalem. He utterly condemns this heinous murder and extends his sincere condolences to his family. He also reiterates the importance of everyone showing the utmost restraint and doing what is necessary to avoid a dangerous escalation of violence and retaliation./.

Israel/Palestinian Territories – Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development

Paris, 2 July 2014

I wish to express my horror at the murder of a young Palestinian kidnapped in East Jerusalem.

I extend my sincere condolences to his family.

The perpetrators of this crime must be identified and brought to justice. (…)./.

Published on 03/07/2014

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