Archives - November 2019

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Nov

Mogherini: Israeli settlements constitute an obstacle to peace

Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, said yesterday that Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem constitute an obstacle to peace and threaten to make a two-state solution impossible. “Settlement activity in East Jerusalem seriously jeopardizes the possibility of Jerusalem serving as the …

29
Nov

South African Minister calls for Urgent Action to Liberate Palestine

“There must be an urgent call for concrete action and legislation to comprehensively liberate Palestine…The lack of a determined political will has stolen the lives of many Palestinians,” said South African Minister of Public Enterprises, Patricia De Lille, on Thursday. De Lille made the comments while speaking to members of the diplomatic corps at the …

29
Nov

Arab Parliament voices support to the Palestinian people

The Arab Parliament called on the international community to implement its resolutions and to enable the Palestinian people to achieve their legitimate and in inalienable rights to self-determination and establish an independent state with Jerusalem as its capital. AP Speaker Dr. Meshaal Al-Selmi voiced the stance in statement marking the  “International Day of Solidarity with the …

28
Nov

League President Hamid Bin Abdullah Al-Ahmar insists From Djibouti on the need for concerted efforts to liberate Palestine.

President Hamid bin Abdullah al-Ahmar participated in the 42nd session of the conference of the African Parliamentary Union held in Djibouti on Thursday, November 28, 2019 in the presence of the Prime Minister of Djibouti, the Speaker of the Parliament of Djibouti, the President of Parliament of Burkina Faso, the President of the African Union …

27
Nov

UK: Israeli settlements illegal

The British Foreign Office has said that its position regarding the Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank did not change. A spokesperson for the Foreign Office said that the United Kingdom’s stand vis-à-vis those settlements was clear mainly that they are “illegal” under the international law. The statement stressed that the settlements represent an …

27
Nov

+120 US Congressmen warn Pompeo’s declaration could lead to a deadlier conflict

More than 120 US Congressmen have sent an urgent letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, urging him to reverse his announcement in which he considered Israeli settlements in the West Bank as legal. “This announcement, following the administration’s decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem outside of a negotiated agreement… severely damaged …

27
Nov

Arab foreign ministers reject US position on Israeli settlements

Arab foreign ministers rejected today the US decision that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied in 1967 does not violate international law. Following an extraordinary meeting of Arab foreign ministers at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, the foreign ministers said that the US decision is null and void and has no legal effect …

24
Nov

The League of “Parliamentarians For Al-Quds” condemns US Secretary of State Pompeo’s announcement and calls on world parliaments and international institutions to act urgently to condemn the resolution

The Association of Parliamentarians for Jerusalem affirms that US Secretary of State Pompeo’s declaration that Israeli settlements are not contrary to international law is a blarant violation of international law, and this is what the US administration has consistently declared in its previous declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of the Zionist entity and its …

21
Nov

UNESCO to support cultural heritage of Al-Quds Old City

The Cultural Committee of the 40th UNESCO general conference, which was attended by ministers of culture from around the world, has called for taking new decisions to protect the world heritage in Occupied Jerusalem. UNESCO member states and international donors said they would provide further support for activities intended to preserve the cultural heritage of …

21
Nov

EU: Israel’s settlements are illegal

The European Union(EU) has renewed its belief that Israel’s settlements and settlement activity in occupied Palestinian territory are illegal under international law and erode prospects for lasting peace. “The EU calls on Israel to end all settlement activity, in line with its obligations as an occupying power,” EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in …

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