Yoav Gallant
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Defense Minister Yoav Gallant (Likud) recently completed a call with Hussein Al-Sheik, the Palestinian Authority official charged with management of civil affairs.

During the conversation, the two discussed recent developments in Judea and Samaria.

The parties discussed the increase in terror activity over the recent period, and emphasized the need to restore stability in the area, for the benefit of both the Jewish and Palestinian Authority residents of Judea and Samaria.

Minister Gallant stressed that Israel’s security forces will operate against terrorism wherever this may be required, and conveyed a message to the Palestinian Authority regarding the need for immediate and decisive action against terrorism.

Minister Gallant also noted that the defense establishment views the recent violence against Palestinian Authority residents with great concern and emphasized that the State of Israel will take action to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Defense Minister Gallant concluded by wishing Al-Sheik a happy Eid al-Adha, and conveyed his wishes that the holiday will serve as an opportunity to strengthen security and stability in the region.