Situation in the OPT/Violence against Palestinian workers – Letter from Madagascar

Letter dated 29 May 1990 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of

the Permanent Mission of Madagascar to the United Nations

addressed to the Secretary-General

I have the honour to transmit to you herewith the text of the message dated 25 May 1990 addressed to you by His Excellency Mr. Didier Ratsiraka, President of the Democratic Republic of Madagascar.

I should be very grateful if you would arrange for the text of this letter and its annex to be circulated as an official document of the forty-fourth session of the General Assembly, under agenda item 39, and of the Security Council.


Chargé d'affaires a.i.


Message dated 25 May 1990 from the President of the Democratic

Republic of Madagascar addressed to the Secretary-General of

the United Nations

At the time when the Security Council is discussing in Geneva the thorny Israeli-Palestinian problem, the Democratic Republic of Madagascar wishes to condemn forcefully the criminal act perpetrated against Palestinian workers in Gaza, which led to a terrible massacre and abominable violence in the occupied territories.

This action leads us to believe that peace in the Middle East and Near East is being seriously threatened at a time when desire for a major change in favour of a policy conducive to dialogue, establishment of harmonious relations, concord and understanding is becoming manifest in several parts of the world.

We therefore request you to ask the international community in general and the great Powers in particular to bring pressure to bear on Israel to evacuate all the occupied territories as soon as possible and to refrain from sending there the thousands of Jews who have emigrated from the Soviet Union.


Document symbol: A/44/941|S/21322
Document Type: Letter, Message
Document Sources: General Assembly, Security Council
Country: Madagascar
Subject: Agenda Item, Human rights and international humanitarian law, Intifadah I, Social issues
Publication Date: 29/05/1990

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