Statement by United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, on attack in Jerusalem

“I condemn yesterday’s shooting and stabbing attack by Palestinian assailants in the vicinity of the Old City of Jerusalem in which one Israeli Border Police officer was killed and at least four others, including civilians, were injured.

My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, and I wish a speedy recovery to the injured.

Such terrorist acts must be clearly condemned by all. I am appalled that once again some find it appropriate to justify such attacks as “heroic”. They are unacceptable and seek to drag everyone into a new cycle of violence.”

ENDS

Murad Bakri
Public Information Officer
Office of the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (UNSCO)
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