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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Violence in Israel and Gaza

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Washington, May 12, 2021 | Benjamin Bryant ((202) 309-2383) | comments
Washington, D.C. –  Today, U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard issued the following statement on the escalating violence in Israel and Gaza:

"The violence this week in Israel and Gaza is heartbreaking. While we must appreciate the concerns of both parties and the push for peaceful co-existence, Israel has a right to defend itself from attacks. Sadly, escalated violence prevents long-term security and peace."

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