ISSN 2330-717X

UN’s Ban Condemns Arson Attack On West Bank Synagogue


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the arson attack on February 6 against a synagogue in the West Bank and called for a thorough investigation to quickly bring the perpetrators to justice.

In a statement issued by his spokesperson, the UN chief condemned the attack, in which a makeshift tent being used as a synagogue and the scrolls inside were destroyed.

“The Secretary-General also calls on all sides to respect the sanctity of all holy sites, refrain from any inflammatory actions or statements and reject the extremist elements that are pursuing a political agenda seeking to transform the current situation into a religious conflict,” the statement concludes.

Click here to have Eurasia Review's newsletter delivered via RSS, as an email newsletter, via mobile or on your personal news page.

UN News

News provided by UN News Centre

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.