Archives - October 2019

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Oct

EU peace envoy reiterates EU’s commitment to vision of an independent and sovereign state of Palestine

EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process, Susanna Terstal, reiterated the European Union’s commitment to the vision of an independent and sovereign state of Palestine living side by side with Israel in peace and security, stressing the need to achieve lasting peace through negotiations between the two parties based on the two-state solution …

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Oct

Several African nations to support Palestinian rights at UNGA

Palestine remains a priority Africa, as more than a dozen leaders from across the continent stressed the need for Israel to end its occupation of Palestine and reiterated the inalienable, legitimate right of the Palestinian people to self-determination and freedom during their addresses at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly last week. …

3
Oct

Matjila: UN did not implement any of its resolutions on Palestine

South Africa’s ambassador to the UN Jerry Matjila has criticized the UN for not implementing any of its 72 resolutions which it has adopted on Palestine since 1948. Matjila, president of the Security Council for the month of October, made his remarks to al-Quds al-Arabi newspaper about the international community’s failure to help the Palestinian …

3
Oct

European Parliament rejects a proposal calling for upholding European funding to UNRWA

The European Parliament’s Budget Committee rejected a proposal calling for upholding European funding to UNRWA. The proposal, which was presented by the parliamentary Christian Democrats group, called for suspending the European Union (EU) funding (100 million euros) to UNRWA because of corruption and mismanagement claims leveled against the refugee agency. Ambassador Adel Attiya, deputy head …

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