EU strongly condemns killing of Al-Jazeera journalist
Bloc calls for independent investigation, justice for those responsible.
"The European Union strongly condemns the killing of Palestinian-American journalist of Al-Jazeera, Shireen Abu Akleh, in the occupied West Bank," the chief spokesperson for the EU diplomatic service, Peter Stano, said in an official statement.
He said it is significant that a "thorough, independent investigation clarifies all the circumstances of these incidents as soon as possible and that those responsible are brought to justice."
The statement also underlined that it is unacceptable to target working journalists and that their security must be assured.