HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL CONCLUDES ITS HIGH-LEVEL SEGMENT

Hears Statements from 29 Dignitaries

2 March 2016

The Human Rights Council today concluded its High-Level Segment after hearing statements from 29 dignitaries.

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High-Level Segment

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DELCY RODRIGUEZ GOMES, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Venezuela…Further, Palestinian people continued to be massacred.  State terrorism by the occupying power was no different than terrorist armed groups elsewhere, and Venezuela supported the calls for boycotting products from the occupied terrorism.

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ABDULLA FAISAL AL-DOSERI, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bahrain…Bahrain condemned the continued suffering of the Palestinian people and the occupation of their territory by Israel.

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MBARKA BOUAIA, Minister Delegate at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Morocco, … Regarding the Palestinian question, Morocco stressed its position for an independent Palestinian State with Jerusalem as its capital.

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PÉDRO NÚÑEZ MOSQUERA, Director-General of Multilateral Affairs and International Law Division in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Cuba…Reiterating support for the Palestinian people, he also reaffirmed support for Venezuela.

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Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt…The world could not speak of human rights without speaking of Palestinians who lived in violation of human rights in their own country.

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HRC16/009E

United Nations system-Human Rights Council


Document symbol: HRC16/009
Document Type: French text
Document Sources: Human Rights Council
subject: Human rights and international humanitarian law
Publication Date:03/03/2016
URLsource: http://www.unog.ch/unog/website/news_media.nsf/(httpNewsByYear_en)/5EA42103DBB3605AC1257F6A004AE665?OpenDocument&cntxt=202F4&cookielang=fr