Palestinians: Antisemitism:Written question - 116761

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Asked by Joan Ryan
(Enfield North)
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Asked on: 30 November 2017
Department for International Development
Palestinians: Antisemitism
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Palestinian Authority and her department, what discussions her department has had with the PA concerning the rebroadcast on Palestinian TV of a 1996 TV show which described Jews as wicked, oppressors and evil”.
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Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 05 December 2017

The UK Government deplores any act of incitement to violence; I raised the issue of incitement with senior Palestinian counterparts during my visit to the region in August. Our partnership with the Palestinian Authority includes a commitment from the Palestinian leadership to adhere to the principle of non-violence and to tackle language and avoid actions that could incite violence or hatred. The UK continues to urge the Palestinian leadership to uphold this principle.

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