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British PM Slams Israeli ‘Encirclement of Occupied East Jerusalem’

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British Prime Minister David Cameron and Conservatives get the majority in British election. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

British Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

British Prime Minister David Cameron slammed Israeli construction in East Jerusalem on Wednesday evening, saying the situation in the capital was “genuinely shocking.”

Cameron was responding to a question about the Palestinian plight from Labour MP Imran Hussain in the House of Commons.

“I am well known for being a strong friend of Israel, but I have to say the first time I visited Jerusalem and had a proper tour around that wonderful city and saw what had happened with the effective encirclement of East Jerusalem, occupied East Jerusalem, it is genuinely shocking,” the British prime minister said.

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