Hebron now "epicentre of violence" in Israel-Palestine unrest

A wide view of the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. The Council was briefed via video teleconference by Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority.UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

The "epicentre of violence" in on-going clashes between Israelis and Palestinians has moved from Jerusalem, to the West Bank city of Hebron.

That's according to Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, who briefed the Security Council on Thursday.

He said that due to developments on the ground across Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, any return to peace negotiations were a "challenging prospect."

Matthew Wells reports.

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