Alarming rise in clashes between settlers and Palestinians in West Bank

05.07.2011                      03.Tammus, 5771

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Alarming rise in clashes between settlers and Palestinians in West Bank

IDF commanders concerned situation in territories may deteriorate further with diplomatic crisis looming in September when Palestinians make bid for UN recognition.

The IDF is alarmed by the increase in clashes in the West Bank between Palestinian villagers and settlers in nearby outposts and by the growing harassment of senior army officers and civil servants by right-wing extremists.
The commanders are concerned that the situation may deteriorate even further with the diplomatic crisis looming in September when Palestinians make their bid for UN recognition….