Barak: Tuba mosque attack harms Israel's world reputation

October 3, 2011 11:31

Defense Minister Ehud Barak condemned the arson attack at a mosque in the northern town of Tuba Zangria Monday, saying that it hurt's Israel's reputation in the world.

The suspected "price tag" attack, Barak said, is a "criminal act that harms the State of Israel."

"The criminals who carried out the act are interested in destabilizing relations between Jews and Arabs and are causing great harm to the name of Israel in the world," the defense minister continued. "I am convinced that these responsible for the criminal and revolting act will be caught quickly and brought to justice."

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