On the US Intention to Move its Embassy to Jerusalem
This is an extremely important issue for the Palestinian people, and for Muslim and Christian people all over the world, namely the expected measures to be taken by the United States administration with regard to Jerusalem.
Statement by H.E. Dr. Riyad Mansour, Ambassador, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, United Nations Security Council, The Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestine Question, 8 December 2017
I thank Japan, in its capacity as Security Council President, for its leadership and its convening of this emergency meeting. I also express our gratitude to the eight members of the Council – Egypt, Bolivia, France, Italy, Senegal, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Uruguay – that requested this meeting as...
Statement issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Expatriates about Jerusalem
The State of Palestine expresses its adamant and unequivocal rejection of the announcement made by US President Donald Trump. The American Administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is an act of hostility against the Palestinian people, their inalienable national rights.
Press Release: Trump statement on Jerusalem bars the US from playing a constructive role in the peace process
Canberra, 7 December 2017
President Abbas: Trump disregarded international law with his declaration on Jerusalem
Our national cause is at a critical moment today, following the measures announced today by the US administration on Jerusalem.
Final Communiqué Issued by The Meeting of The Committee of Permanent Representatives of The OIC Member States on Attempts To Change The Legal and Historical Status of The Holy City of Al-Quds Al-Sharif and To Transfer Diplomatic Missions Thereto
The extraordinary meeting at the level of permanent representatives of the OIC Member States, held at the request of the State of Palestine at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on Monday, 16 Rabi Awwal 1439 AH -...
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Warns of the Implications Terminating the “Deal of the Century"
In the light of US President‘s chief adviser Jared Kushner remarks yesterday, and President Donald Trump’s potential announcement next Wednesday regarding Jerusalem, the Ministry continues its diplomatic moves towards all regional and international parties to avoid such a declaration, because of its grave and unprecedented repercussions on the chances of...
Statement by PLO Secretary-General Dr. Saeb Erekat on News Reports Regarding Possible US Recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel
This Move Will Promote International Anarchy and Disrespect for Global Institutions and Law
Dr. Ashrawi: "Recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and/or relocating the U.S. embassy to it is a supreme provocation that will destroy the chances for peace and inflame the whole region"
In response to statements and leaks that the U.S. administration is considering recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and/or relocating its embassy to Jerusalem, PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly cautioned against such a dangerous development and said:
On behalf of the PLO Executive Committee, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly condemns the killing of a Palestinian farmer by Israeli settlers
"In the strongest terms, we condemn the killing of Palestinian farmer Mahmoud Ahmad Zaal Odeh (48) by Israeli settlers belonging to the illegal settlement outpost of Yash Kod. Odeh who is from the village of Qusra located south of Nablus was working his land when he was shot in the chest and...