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Israel: Palestinians

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 10179, tabled on 14 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the political and security situation in Israel and Palestine; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

21 September 2015

We closely monitor the political and security situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond) discussed the future of the peace process, the situation on the ground and developments in the region with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on 10 September. Most recently, we have been concerned by violence at the Temple Mount / Haram Al Sharif compound. I issued a statement on this matter on 16 September.