Condemning Murder of Palestinian Teen in Jerusalem, Secretary-General Reiterates Call for All Parties to De-escalate Tensions

2 July 2014
SG/SM/15999

Condemning Murder of Palestinian Teen in Jerusalem, Secretary-General Reiterates Call for All Parties to De-escalate Tensions

2 July 2014
Secretary-General
SG/SM/15999
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Condemning Murder of Palestinian Teen in Jerusalem, Secretary-General

 

Reiterates Call for All Parties to De-escalate Tensions

 

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General condemns the murder of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem and calls for the perpetrators of this despicable act to be promptly brought to justice.  He expresses his deepest condolences to the family of the victim.

The Secretary-General reiterates his call on all parties to ensure that tensions do not escalate further, leading to more loss of life.

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