Israel: West Bank

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 10th April 2017.

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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel regarding the increased number of days of closure of the checkpoints between Israel and the West Bank for the Jewish Festival of Purim.

Photo of Baroness Anelay of St Johns Baroness Anelay of St Johns Minister of State

While we have not raised this specific issue, we have consistently urged the Israeli government to ease movement and access restrictions in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, most recently on 13 March.

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