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Palestinians: Arrests

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL2896, tabled on 24 March 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about the reported arrest of Palestinian volunteers on 16 March who were sterilising public facilities and areas in East Jerusalem.

Answered on

16 April 2020

Whilst we have not made representations regarding these reports, the British Embassy in Tel Aviv and the British Consulate-General in Jerusalem are in regular contact with the Israeli and Palestinian authorities respectively. Both report good co-operation between the two entities in response to COVID-19.