Israel and Palestine: West Bank
House of Lords
Lord Howell of Guildford (Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Conservative)
We are concerned about demolitions of Palestinian property in Area C of the West Bank. We are urging Israel to desist from such demolitions, which we consider to be contrary to Israel's obligations under international humanitarian law and harmful to the peace process, as well as causing unnecessary suffering to ordinary Palestinians.
The European Union's Foreign Affairs Council, in conclusions agreed on