Israel: Cemeteries:Written question - 66194

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Asked by Afzal Khan
(Manchester, Gorton)
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Asked on: 29 June 2020
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Israel: Cemeteries
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Israeli counterpart on the recent bulldozing of a historic Muslim cemetery in Jaffa.
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Answered by: James Cleverly
Answered on: 02 July 2020

We have not made representations on this incident. The UK acknowledges the importance of preserving religious sites, including cemeteries. That is why defending Freedom of Religion or Belief, and promoting respect between different communities, is a human rights policy priority for the UK.

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