The Backstreet Boys have canceled their upcoming concerts in Israel due to the "security situation" in the country, they announced on their website yesterday (June 20).

BSB, who were supposed to play three nights (July 29-31) at the Raanana Ampitheater in Tel Aviv, expressed their disappointment in a heartfelt statement:

Our dear BSB fans,

We are very sorry to inform you that the BSB concerts planned for July 29-30-31 at the Raanana Amphitheater have been postponed. This is a major disappointment for the band and fans as this was to be our first visit to Israel and we looked forward to meeting our fans. We're already working with the producers on new dates during Spring 2015 and will notify everyone about this as soon as possible.

Sending lots of love to everyone."

Fortunately for Israeli BSB fans, the guys plan to reschedule the dates for 2015 and will honor the tickets from the canceled shows.

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