Thank you for contacting me about Israel’s treatment of Palestinian children.
I appreciate your concern for this issue, and will ensure that Ministers at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) are aware of the points you have raised.
I know that the UK repeatedly calls on Israel to abide by its obligations under international law and has a regular dialogue with Israel on legal issues relating to the occupation, including the treatment of Palestinian children. The UK continues to stress to the Israeli security forces the importance of providing appropriate protection to the Palestinian civilian population, children in particular, and of restraint in the use of live fire.
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