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EJC expresses horror at murder of Israeli teens
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EJC expresses horror at murder of Israeli teens

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep sadness and horror at the discovery of the bodies of the three abducted Israeli teenagers, Eyal Yifrach, Naftali Frenkel and Gil-ad Shear, in the Hebron region on Monday.

We send our sincere condolences to their families, loved ones and to all the people of Israel.

Once again, the true face of Palestinian terror groups and their callous disregard of human life and targeting of innocent victims displays in full force the daily threats encountered by the State of Israel and all its citizens.

Throughout these difficult days as the search continued in vain to find the boys alive, there were incessant slogans and comments of support coming from senior leaders of Hamas and other groups which are full participants in the new government of the Palestinian Authority.

The European Jewish Congress calls upon the European Union to immediately cease all support, funding and political contact of and with the new government of the Palestinian Authority. We further call on the EU to end its praise of the purported unity agreement which is nothing less than an appeasement of terror organisations which are supposedly officially recognised as such by the European institutions.  

Neither the cause of Middle East peace nor the protection of young and innocent lives are served by this perpetual apology for Islamist fundamentalism, terror and extremism which threatens not only Israel, but the whole of the Middle East region and indeed, the continent of Europe itself.

 

Tuesday, July 01, 2014
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