HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOON BRIEFING BY FARHAN HAQ,
DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL ANTÓNIO GUTERRES
THURSDAY, 13 DECEMBER 2018
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WEST BANK
The Secretary-General is deeply concerned over the recent violent incidents in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Israeli and Palestinian security services must work together to restore calm and avoid an escalation.
He condemns all acts of violence and terrorism, in particular against innocent civilians, and he calls on political, religious and community leaders to speak out clearly against such brutal acts and those who glorify them.
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