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Foster Statement on Escalating Violence in Israel

May 14, 2021
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) issued the following statement regarding the escalating violence in Israel:

“The escalating violence between the Israeli and Palestinian people is heartbreaking. Enough innocent life has been lost due to neglect and the lack of the political will necessary to find a durable peace that provides an independent state for the Palestinians and lasting security for the Israelis. I call for violence on all sides to end immediately.

“The U.S. should reengage with our allies, especially those in the region, to help find a resolution that will bring an end to the violence, while laying the groundwork for a long-term, two-state solution.”



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