Statement by UNRWA Spokesperson on 12 December

12 December 2016

On 10 December, in response to a tweet from the Office of the Israeli Prime Minister, UNRWA Spokesperson tweeted the following:

“Israeli PMO Spox claims @UNRWA link 2 Gaza school allegedly used 2 train kids in weaponry. Claim is false. Not an UNRWA school; no link 2 us”

We understand that the tweet from the Israelis Prime Minister’s Office has been taken down.

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Sami Mshasha
Director of Communications, Arabic Language Spokesperson
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