Ministry of Foreign Affairs Condemns Ongoing Settlers’ Attacks against Palestinians

RAMALLAH, October 20, 2013 (WAFA) – The ministry of foreign affairs, in a statement Sunday, strongly condemned settlers ongoing attacks against Palestinians and their land, particularly their attacks against Palestinian-owned olive trees.

It called on all countries, particularly the International Quartet, to come out of its silence, not settle for condemning such attacks, and to take the necessary practical measures to provide protection to the Palestinian people based on the international law and Geneva conventions.

It also called on The International Olive Council (IOC) to promptly move in order to protect the olive trees from settlers’ attacks and to provide protection and support to the Palestinian farmers and their land.

It reiterated its calls to the Palestinian, regional, and international organizations to document the Israeli ongoing attacks against Palestinians to bring the cases before the international court.