Statement delivered by Dr. Saeb Erekat, PLO Secretary General, on behalf of H.E President Mahmoud Abbas, regarding the speech delivered by US Secretary John Kerry
President Mahmoud Abbas followed with great interest Secretary Kerry’ speech and reiterated his commitment to a just and lasting peace as a strategic option. President Abbas said:
Message of H.E President Mahmoud Abbas on the Occasion of Christmas
Christmas, a Palestinian call for hope and justice, is a unique message that we have been carrying generation after generation, as a precious treasure that began in Palestine and is celebrated all over the world.
Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, before the United Nations Security Council
Today, in a momentous United Nations Security Council resolution, the international community has strongly condemned illegal Israeli settlement activity in Palestine.
Palestinians Slam Trump Embassy Move
Saeb Erekat, secretary-general of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation, has warned on Friday that implementation of Donald Trump's pledge to relocate the US embassy to Jerusalem would destroy any prospects for peace with Israel.
Australian Delegation Visit to Palestine
On 18 December, an Australian Delegation, led by the Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steve Ciobo, visited Palestine to conduct meetings with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and Palestinian Minister of National Economy Abeer Odeh.
Dr. Ashrawi: Israeli efforts to legalize illegal settlements and outposts require urgent action from the UN Security Council
PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly denounced the Knesset’s approval of a bill that passed a preliminary reading which would “legalize” the annexation of Palestinian privately owned land and illegal outposts in the occupied West Bank, and said, “Such a bill constitutes a legal travesty.
Statement by PLO Secretary General Dr. Saeb Erekat on latest Israeli steps regarding illegal settlements in Occupied Palestine
All Israeli settlements in Occupied Palestine are illegal regardless of any law passed by the Israeli parliament or any decision of an Israeli judge.
Statement by President Abbas at the occasion of the International Solidarity Day with the Palestinian people
Statement by President Abbas at the occasion of the International Solidarity Day with the Palestinian people.
THE DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL -- REMARKS ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE New York, 29 November 2016
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not just one of many conflicts in the region and the world. It is in many ways a long-standing, gaping wound that has fed tension and conflict throughout the Middle East and beyond.
Dr. Ashrawi: Partition is a historical concession, and solidarity should be an active engagement
In marking the 69th anniversary of the adoption of UN General Assembly Resolution 181 (the Partition Plan) and the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, PLO Executive Committee Member, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said: “This anniversary marks an occasion in which the international community decided to intervene negatively, and...