Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday condemned the murder of two people in a Tel Aviv gay community center Saturday night.
"I unequivocally condemn the shocking murder," Netanyahu said. "I have spoken with Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch and stand by the police in searching and finding the killer. We will bring him to justice and will prosecute him to the fullest extent of the law. I send my condolences to the families of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to the wounded."
"I tell the Israeli people: We are a democratic country, we a re a country of tolerance, a country of laws, and we must respect any person, whoever and wherever he is," he said.