General Assembly 76th Session: High Level Debate – Press Release (GA/12370) (Excerpts – UAE, Syria, Algeria, Bahrain, Oman, São Tomé and Príncipe, Brunei Darussalam, Mauritania, Morocco, Trinidad and Tobago, Nicaragua, Iran)

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KHALIFA SHAHEEN ALMARAR, Minister of State of the United Arab Emirates…emphasized that stability in the region also requires ending the occupation of all Palestinian and Arab territories.  In that regard, he commended the Abraham Accords signed by Israel, United Arab Emirates and the United States last year.

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FAYSSAL MEKDAD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Syria…Calling for an end to Israel’s war crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory, he said that Syria holds countries supporting Israel responsible for these acts.

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RAMTANE LAMAMRA, Minister for Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad of Algeria, Deeply concerned about the lack of prospects for a just and final solution to the Palestinian question, he condemned the repressive practices of the Israeli occupation and its denial of international law.  He urged the Security Council to assume its responsibilities by allowing the Palestinian people to establish an independent State with East Jerusalem as its capital.

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ABDULLATIF BIN RASHID AL ZAYANI, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bahrain… He called on the international community to find a solution for the Palestinian people by establishing an independent State with East Jerusalem as the capital in accordance with the two-State solution, resolutions of international legitimacy and the Arab Peace Initiative.

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SAYYID BADR BIN HAMAD BIN HAMOOD ALBUSAIDIMinister for Foreign Affairs of Oman…He also reaffirmed Oman’s support for the demands of the Palestinians for independence and the establishment of a State with East Jerusalem as its capital.

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EDITE RAMOS DA COSTA TEN JUA, Minister for Foreign of Affairs of São Tomé and Príncipe…and she called for long-lasting solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian…

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DATO SERI PADUKA AWANG HAJI ERYWAN BIN PEHIN DATU PEKERMA JAYA HAJI MOHD YUSOF,  Second Minister for Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam… Turning to the situation in Palestine, he said continued forced evictions, destruction of homes and settlement expansion by the occupying Power has denied Palestinians their basic human rights and right to self-determination.  The Security Council must work towards a comprehensive, lasting peace, based on a two-State solution, he said, also calling on the international community to remain resolutely committed to creation of an independent State of Palestine, based on pre-1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital.

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ISMAIL OULD CHEIKH AHMED, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Mauritanians Abroad of Mauritania…He reaffirmed the right of the Palestinian people to an independent, viable State with East Jerusalem as its capital.

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NASSER BOURITA, Minister for Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad of Morocco…Encouraging Israeli-Palestinian parties to resume peace talks and cease all actions that jeopardize negotiations for a two-State solution, he said Morocco’s peaceful relations with Israel echo its support for advancing the cause of peace in the region and strengthening regional security.

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AMERY BROWNE, Minister for Foreign and Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago…He called on the international community to end the suffering of the Palestinian people, stressing that the violation of their rights is unacceptable.

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DENIS RONALDO MONCADA COLINDRES, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua…Underlining full support for the Palestinian people, he called for a two-State solution, including creation of a State of Palestine based on pre-1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

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As the only occupying Power in the region, Israel has started conflicts for decades, yet its representative did not refer to violations against Palestinians, forced displacements, killings and policies that violate international law.

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For information media. Not an official record.

 


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