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Russia: Israel's attempts to change the demographic and geographic reality in occupied Jerusalem are legally null

2021-05-18T02:31:31.095Z

Moscow-SANA Russia has reiterated that the Israeli occupation authorities ’attempts to change the demographic and geographic reality



Moscow-Sana

Russia has reiterated that the attempts of the Israeli occupation authorities to change the demographic and geographical reality and history in occupied Jerusalem are legally null, stressing its commitment to the international legal rule for settling the Palestinian issue in a way that responds to the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people to establish their independent state with Jerusalem as its capital.

The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin also stressed in a speech delivered during a session of the UN Security Council via video technology, according to what Russia Today reported on the importance of abandoning all unilateral steps, including settlement operations, the destruction of Palestinian housing facilities, the displacement of Palestinians from their homes and stopping the practice of imposing the order The reality on the ground demands that the status of the holy sites be "strictly" respected.

Vershnin explained that the situation in the Palestinian territories raises deep concern to Moscow, calling for respecting the principles of international humanitarian law and calling for the necessity of creating appropriate conditions to relaunch the settlement process for the Palestinian issue as soon as possible in accordance with the resolutions adopted by the Security Council and the United Nations General Assembly.

Earlier today, the UN Security Council held an emergency public session with the participation of a large number of foreign ministers, including the Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Riyad Al-Maliki, to discuss the situation and developments in the Palestinian territories in light of the continued Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people.

Source: sena

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