Palestine calls for prompt international intervention to stop settler ‘terrorism’

Palestine calls for prompt international intervention to stop settler 'terrorism'
Israeli soldiers and settlers clash with Palestinians during a protest against the expansion of illegal settlements near the occupied West Bank town of Salfit on November 30, 2020. (Photo by AP)

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has called upon the international community to intervene immediately, and to pressure the occupying Israeli regime into stopping “acts of terrorism” committed by extremist settlers against Palestinians and their communities.

The ministry, in a statement, urged UN Secretary-General António Guterres to promptly activate the international protection system for Palestinian civilians under the Israeli occupation.

It said it is gravely concerned about the rise in systematic attacks by Israeli settlers on Palestinians, especially in the northern West Bank villages of Qaryout and Burqa as well as in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East al-Quds, which have left dozens of people injured.

The ministry held the regime of extremist Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett fully and directly responsible for…

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