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Singapore 'strongly condemns' killing of Israeli teenagers: MFA

"We convey our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and the people of Israel. Perpetrators of such heinous crimes must be swiftly brought to justice": Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement.

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has issued a statement on the killing of the three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank.

The statement, issued on Tuesday (July 1), said: “Singapore strongly condemns the killing of the three Israeli teenagers, who were first abducted on June 12, 2014. We convey our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and the people of Israel. Perpetrators of such heinous crimes must be swiftly brought to justice.”

The bodies of the teenagers were discovered in a field in Israel’s West Bank on June 30, 17 days after they disappeared, triggering a huge manhunt during which five Palestinians were killed and more than 400 arrested. Two Hebron Hamas men have been named by Israel as prime suspects.

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