U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Office of the Spokesperson
June 19, 2012
STATEMENT BY VICTORIA NULAND, SPOKESPERSON
Mosque Attack in the West Bank
The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s provocative attack on a mosque in the West Bank village of Kfar Jabaa near Ramallah. Hateful, dangerous, and provocative actions such as these are never justified.
We note that the Israeli Government has condemned this heinous attack and pledged to bring the perpetrators to justice. We look to Israeli law enforcement officials to do so expeditiously.