The UN Security Council will address the situation in the Middle East today, including the Palestinian question, following the recent Israeli occupation of the occupied territory.
Although a ceasefire has been reached 11 days after the Tel Aviv bombings against the Gaza Strip, settlers and military forces are still carrying out attacks in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
On Tuesday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman al-Sabadi in Ramallah and expressed his concern over Israel’s continued actions against the Arab people.
He spoke in support of the US Alliance for Democracy, but said that maintaining some independence was not the answer to the question of whether a ceasefire should be enforced or whether an end to the attacks on the West Bank should be ameliorated.
The mosque, guarded by the Jordanian monarch and one of the three holiest sites in Islam, is located in East Jerusalem and is a target for continued desecration by Jewish extremists guarded by Israeli police.
UN According to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, there is an urgent need to respect the ceasefire between Israel and Palestine and provide additional support to the Arab people.
The Israeli and Palestinian leaders have a responsibility to start a serious dialogue to resolve the root causes of the conflict, rather than restore peace, the UN chief wrote on his official Twitter account expressing his condolences to the victims of the violence and their loved ones.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has called on the international community to work with multilateral organizations to build a support package aimed at reconstruction and recovery in the occupied Palestinian territories. Similarly, he stressed the need to return to the path of meaningful negotiations to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine and to allow the two states to realize the 1967 borders.
For his part, the head of the UN General Assembly, Volken Boskir, questioned the Security Council’s response to the conflict last week.
In Poskin’s view, the body must speak with a “united voice” because its inaction on these issues is an impediment to the efficiency and credibility of the United Nations in other matters of peace and security.
The council has addressed the events in Gaza several times this month, but has failed to issue a press release on the matter.
According to diplomatic sources, the US delegation, one of the five permanent members with veto rights, was blocked on three occasions and the declaration calling for an end to hostility was supported by other members.