Palestinians: Christianity:Written question - 61422

Q
(South Holland and The Deepings)
Asked on: 18 June 2020
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Palestinians: Christianity
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to help protect Palestinian Christians from aggression.
A
Answered by: James Cleverly
Answered on: 26 June 2020

Every Palestinian and Israeli has the right to live in peace and security. Our Embassy in Tel Aviv and Consulate-General in Jerusalem raise issues of religious freedom with the Israeli and Palestinian Governments. I also met with representatives of the Holy Land Coordination Group, Bishop Declan Lang and Bishop Christopher Chessun, on 22 June to discuss the situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, and their work with the Christian community there.

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