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EU's Borrell calls for calm after Israeli-Palestinian clashes

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BRUSSELS, May 10 (Reuters) - The European Union's top diplomat called for calm in East Jerusalem on Monday, after more than 300 Palestinians were hurt in clashes with Israeli police. read more

"The situation with regard to evictions of Palestinian families ... is a matter of serious concern. Such actions are illegal under international humanitarian law and only serve to to fuel tensions on the ground," EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell told a news conference.

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Reporting by Robin Emmott

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