Kerry calls for end to Israeli-Palestinian violence

Israeli security forces stand guard during clashes with Palestinian protesters near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, north of Ramallah, on October 17, 2015US State Secretary John Kerry called Monday for an end to the wave of deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence but said “Israel has every right in the world to protect itself”. “We want to see calm restored and we want to see violence stop,” Kerry said in Madrid. Kerry’s statement came after more than two weeks of relentless violence that has seen 41 Palestinians, including alleged assailants, and eight Israelis killed.

Share this article