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  תמוז 3, 5774 , 01/07/14

Obama Condemns Murders, Calls Not to 'Destabilize' the Situation

U.S. President Barack Obama condemned on Monday the murder of Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrah (19), Naftali Frenkel (16), and Gilad Sha'ar (16), but also called on both sides not to take steps “that could further destabilize the situation.”

“On behalf of the American people I extend my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Sha’ar, and Naftali Frenkel – who held Israeli and American citizenship,” said Obama.

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