Foreign Ministry clarifies Arrigoni murder stance in diplomatic campaign

[ 21/04/2011 – 09:33 AM ]

GAZA, (PIC)– The Foreign Ministry of the Palestinian government in Gaza has organized a diplomatic campaign to clarify its position on the murder of Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni by armed men in the Gaza Strip.

A fresh statement by the ministry says the men involved in the crime are being prosecuted.

The ministry said it has sent a number of official letters to several countries explaining the position of the government under Prime Minister Ismail Haneyya.

The ministry confirmed that those involved in the Arrigoni murder have been arrested and are facing trial, adding that the government in Gaza has a keen interest to uphold security and stability in the Gaza Strip and firmly deal with any breaches in security and order.”

It stressed that Gaza’s security is self-sustaining and that the Arrigoni slaying will not affect the arrival of activists and sympathizers to the Gaza Strip, assuring that the government will provide necessary protection for them.



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