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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

11 December 2017 in 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...

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

06 December 2017 in 2017

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"

05 December 2017 in 2017

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...

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"

04 December 2017 in 2017

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:

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