Attributable to the Spokesperson of the High Representative for the
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)
on the terrorist attack outside an East Jerusalem synagogue
New York – 27 January 2023
The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, strongly condemns the horrific terrorist attack by a Palestinian gunman on Jewish worshippers outside a synagogue in Neve Ya’akov, East Jerusalem which resulted in killing seven and injuring several other worshippers after Friday Sabbath prayers.
The High Representative stresses that such heinous crime is unjustifiable whenever, wherever and by whomsoever committed it.
The High Representative extends his condolences to the victims’ families and wishes those injured a speedy recovery.