SPECIAL COORDINATOR FOR THE MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS
“I condemn today's decision by Israeli authorities to advance plans for over 4000 housing units in settlements in the occupied West Bank. These include the retroactive approval of two illegal outposts and a park.
“I strongly condemn the killing of four Israeli civilians, including two women, and several others wounded, in a ramming and stabbing attack that took place this evening by an Israeli Arab in Be’er Sheva.
A newly published United Nations report highlights the urgency to address the continuing economic and fiscal crisis faced by the Palestinian Authority and Palestinian people.