Didier Reynders shocked by death of young abducted Israelis

date: 30 June 2014

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders learned with horror and dismay about the death of three young Israelis who were abducted on 12 June. He expresses his condolences to the families of the children and to the Israeli people and authorities.

The perpetrators of this crime must be prosecuted and held accountable.

The Minister reiterated that, for Belgium, a solution for lasting peace can only be achieved by complying to previous agreements: recognition of Israel and renonciation to violence.