The White House issued a careful statement Monday evening in response to the discovery of the bodies of Eyal Yifrach, 19, Naftali Frenkel, 16 and Gilad Sha’ar, 16.
The three Israeli teens were kidnapped on June 12 while on their way home from school and murdered by Arab terrorists.
“We condemn in the strongest possible terms violence that takes the lives of innocent civilians,” Press Secretary Josh Earnest said, in response to the news that the bodies of the missing teens had been found.
Naftali Frenkel is also a citizen of the United States.
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