Palestinian Presidency, Arab League welcomes UN adoption of resolution on Israeli practices
The Palestinian Presidency Has Welcomed The UN general assembly adoption by a majority of 87 in favor of a Palestinian draft resolution regarding the Israeli practices marring the human rights of the Palestinian people in the Palestinian territories, considering the latest UN-sponsored development a victory for the world justice and the Arab-Islamic-Internationally-supported Palestinian diplomacy alike.
In a statement, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, the spokesman of the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, cited the vote as yet another evidence of the support of the entire world for the Palestinian people and their historic inalienable rights.
It is time to hold the Israeli occupation accountable according to international law for its crimes, said Abu Rudeineh, noting that the Palestinian people firmly believe that imposing international justice is the only way to achieve peace.
For its part, the Palestinian Foreign Ministry drew the attention that resorting to the International Court of Justice comes in line with the Palestinian story based on the international law and the Palestinian people basic rights in confrontation to the Israeli fake story.
It also confirms that all Israeli policies and practices on the occupied Palestinian territories, including the city of Al-Quds are denounced by the world community and according to the international law.
In Cairo, the secretariat general of the Arab League (AL) welcomed the resolutions issued by the UN General Assembly as regards the Palestinian cause, citing, in particular, the one asking the world court to weigh in on Israeli occupation and annexation since 1967, including the city of Al-Quds.
In a statement, Assistant Secretary General for Palestinian and Arab Territories Affairs at the AL Dr. Saeed Abu-Ali said that the UN-sponsored resolution has constituted an important station and platform to confront the Israeli plots, practices and aggression through legal tracks and holding the occupation accountable of its crimes.
He said that the resolution has reflected the will of the world community through scoring victory for the principles of the international law and legitimacy resolutions, including empowering the legal mechanisms to confront the Israeli practices and plots.
Abu-Ali called on the countries who did not support the resolution to review their positions according to the principles of international law, charters and justice in support for fair peace based on the two-state solution.
In Jeddah, the secretariat general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) welcomed the resolutions issued by the UN general assembly as regards the Palestinian cause, citing, in particular, the one asking the world court to weigh in on Israeli occupation and annexation since 1967, including the city of Al-Quds. OIC paid tribute to the countries who supported the resolution.