Incident in Jenin – 16 August 2021 Daily Press Briefing – (Excerpts)

16 AUGUST 2021

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.


Questions and Answers


Correspondent:  My second, my second question on Palestine…  [inaudible]

Spokesman:  Abdelhamid, I cannot…  I cannot hear you.  If you can try to disconnect and reconnect…

Question:  I can’t hear you, Stéph.  Can you hear me, Stéphane?

Spokesman:  Yeah, I can… Were you asking about the situation in Jenin?  Okay.  From what I did understand, Jenin, and I would refer you to what the Special Coordinator, Tor Wennesland, said.  He said he was alarmed by the incident in which four Palestinians were killed by Israeli security forces, who reportedly came under fire during an arrest operation in Jenin.  He called on authorities to swiftly investigate the incident.


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