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Israel: Palestinians

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL6279, tabled on 22 February 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the decision by the High Court of Israel on 1 February to dismiss the latest petitions submitted by the Salesian Sisters Convent against the building of the annexation wall in the Cremisan Valley.

Answered on

2 March 2016

The UK’s position on the Separation Barrier is clear: where it has been constructed beyond the 1967 border, such as in the case of the Cremisan Valley, it is illegal under international law.

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office