SEVENTY-FOURTH SESSION, 11TH & 12TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)
GA/12198
28 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Plight of Small Island Countries, Iran’s Behaviour in Middle East Also Spotlighted

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PIETRO CARDINAL PAROLIN, Secretary of State of the Holy See…In addition, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process uncovers the risks of unilateral measures and solutions, he noted, calling for a collaborative response instead.

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BRUNO EDUARDO RODRÍGUEZ PARRILLA, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Cuba…He went on to reiterate Cuba’s support for the creation of a sovereign and independent Palestinian State as part of a two-State solution;

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ANN CHRISTIN LINDE, Foreign Minister of Sweden…She went on to demand an end to Israel’s occupation of Palestine and the implementation of a two-State solution…

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NALEDI PANDOR, Minister for International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa…Calling attention to Israel’s illegal settlement activity and the insecurity for both Israelis and Palestinians, she called for a negotiated settlement, while condemning unilateral sanctions against Cuba…

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ABDULLAH BIN ZAYED AL NAHYAN, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates…The Palestinian cause will remain the central issue of the Arab world, and he called for a solution that enables Palestinians to establish an independent State with East Jerusalem as its capital.  With hard work and unified global efforts, he concluded, the international community can achieve regional stability…

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YOUSUF BIN ALAWI BIN ABDALLAH, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Oman…The establishment of a sovereign Palestinian State, with East Jerusalem as its capital, alongside Israel is also needed to achieve regional peace, security and stability.  “Failure to establish a Palestinian State would result in continuing violence and terror,” he said.

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SALEUMXAY KOMMASITH, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic…On the question of Palestine, he reiterated his Government’s hope that the long overdue Israel-Palestinian conflict will be resolved peacefully and in accordance with Security Council resolutions.

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WILFRED P. ELRINGTON, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belize…He expressed solidarity with the Palestinian, Cuban and Venezuelan people, as well as those of Western Sahara.

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JOSÉ CONDUNGUA ANTÓNIO PACHECO, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mozambique…He called for the peaceful resolution of the dispute in Western Sahara through a referendum on the self-determination of its people, also expressing concern for the socioeconomic conditions facing the Palestinian people.  He reiterated Mozambique’s appeal for a negotiated lasting resolution of the Palestinian issue through dialogue.

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KAREN CUMMINGS, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Guyana…She expressed disappointment at the limited progress towards a two-State solution, with people of Palestine living in dignity in their own State, alongside Israel.

 

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Mohammed Abdullah Al-Hadhrami, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Yemen…Condemning Israeli colonialist activities, he said that Palestinians have a right to an independent State with East Jerusalem as its capital and supported the efforts of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to deliver assistance to Palestinian refugees.

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