Saudi Arabia condemns Israeli settlers' attacks on occupied West Bank
Riyadh expresses its categorical rejection of acts of intimidation and terrorization of Palestinian civilians.
Saudi Arabia expressed on Thursday its total rejection and denunciation of the attacks of the illegal Israeli settlers against the villages of the occupied West Bank.
In a statement, the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed "Saudi Arabia's total rejection and condemnation of the attacks of the settlers of the Israeli occupation in a number of Palestinian villages in the West Bank, and the resulting in death and injured victims."
The Ministry expressed the Kingdom's "categorical rejection of acts of intimidation of Palestinian civilians, and renews its firm support for all international efforts aimed at reaching a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue in accordance with the resolutions of international legitimacy, and the Arab Peace Initiative."
#Satement | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s total rejection and condemnation of the attacks of the settlers of the Israeli occupation in a number of Palestinian villages in the West Bank, resulting in death and injured victims. pic.twitter.com/yAAruXdBVS— Foreign Ministry 🇸🇦 (@KSAmofaEN) June 22, 2023
Elsewhere, the statement said Saudi Arabia "expresses its condolences to the families of the victims and its wishes for the injured urgently recovered."
On Wednesday, one Palestinian was martyred and dozens were injured following an attack by illegal Israeli settlers on the town of Turmus Aya, north of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, as settlers ravaged Palestinian villages, setting homes, shops, and cars on fire.
تغطية صحفية: "مشاهد بطولية لتصدي الأهالي لاعتداءات المستوطنين في بلدة ترمسعيا برام الله". pic.twitter.com/XKPnogLdXg— وكالة شهاب للأنباء (@ShehabAgency) June 21, 2023
Disturbing photos capture the aftermath of today's arson attack by army-backed Israeli colonizers on Turmus 'Ayya, northeast of Ramallah.— Quds News Network (@QudsNen) June 21, 2023
Over 60 vehicles and 30 homes were set ablaze, while dozens of Palestinians were shot and injured by the assailants. pic.twitter.com/a5GCo0XlI4
According to local sources, Palestinian youths confronted over 400 armed illegal settlers who attacked the village under the protection of Israeli occupation forces.