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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.

Read full story at Ynet.

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