German legislators: We were threatened by Hebron settlers, soldiers stood by

German lawmakers touring the West Bank city of Hebron say they were insulted and threatened by Jewish settlers there and that IDF troops refused to step in. The seven lawmakers from various parties toured Hebron on Wednesday. IDF forces control the center of the Palestinian city to protect several hundred settlers there. The German lawmakers say in a statement that from the start of the tour, they were cursed, insulted and threatened by settlers. The statement says the lawmakers were astonished that Israeli police and soldiers in the area were unwilling to step in and told the visitors they couldn't guarantee their safety. The Israeli ambassador in Berlin says he's sorry about the incident and will apologize to the legislators.