|Sunday 21 April|
refused to members of the Arab League, on Sunday, any deal on the Palestinian issue is not consistent with international authorities, confirming its commitment to the decision of allocation of US $ 100 million per month for the benefit of Palestine.
The members of the Organization, in a statement issued after an emergency meeting of the Council of the League of Arab States at its headquarters in Cairo, on Sunday, at the level of Arab foreign ministers under the title "Developments of the Palestinian issue - the political track and the financial crisis," headed by Somalia and the presence of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: The Arab countries that submitted the Arab peace initiative in 2002 and based on international law, resolutions of international legitimacy and the principle of land for peace can not accept any plan or deal that does not conform to these international references. "
The Arab states pointed out that "any deal will not succeed in achieving a lasting and comprehensive peace in the Middle East if it does not meet the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, especially the right to self-determination and the establishment of an independent and sovereign state on the lines of 4 June 1967 with East Jerusalem as its capital, And compensation in accordance with Resolution 194 and the Arab Peace Initiative and the release of prisoners, and in this context, to emphasize support for the Palestinian President's plan presented in the Security Council in 2018.
The Arab foreign ministers stressed the Arab countries' commitment to take the necessary measures to protect the occupied city of East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine and to preserve its Arab identity and its legal and historical status, including its Islamic and Christian sanctities against Israeli colonial policies, plans and practices and against any decision recognized as a capital of Israel Established by relevant resolutions of international legitimacy ".
The Arab League Council called on "the international community to implement Security Council resolution 2334 against Israeli colonial settlement and the protection of Palestinian civilians in accordance with General Assembly resolution 20/10 of 2018 and the commitment to the UN mandate for UNRWA and secure resources and financial contributions for its budget and activities."
The Council warned of the danger of the Israeli approach to "adopting racist laws to legitimize the settlement system, apartheid and depriving the Palestinian people of their rights and plundering their land and livelihoods, including the law that allowed the Israeli government to steal the allowances of Palestinian martyrs and prisoners from Palestinian tax revenues."
The statement stressed the commitment of the Arab countries to support the budget of the State of Palestine and the implementation of the decision of the summit of Tunisia to activate a financial safety net of $ 100 million a month in support of the State of Palestine to meet the political and financial pressures on them.
He stressed the importance of respecting the legitimacy of the Palestine Liberation Organization, the sole and legitimate representative of the Palestinian people headed by Abbas, and calling on Palestinian factions and forces to speed up national reconciliation and enable the Palestinian government to assume its responsibilities fully in the Gaza Strip and hold general elections as soon as possible. Subject matter and consider it in the event of a permanent meeting to follow up the developments.
The statement pointed out that the Council of the League of Arab States at the level of Arab foreign ministers at its extraordinary session on Sunday discussed in the presence of the Palestinian President latest developments of the Palestinian issue, especially those aimed at imposing illegal solutions claiming Israeli sovereignty over key parts of the Palestinian and Arab territories occupied in 1967, The Syrian Arab Golan Heights, the occupied Syrian Arab Golan, the Shebaa Farms and the Lebanese Kafr Shuba hills and the Lebanese part of the village of Ghajar. These include protection of Israeli colonial crimes and practices, including attacks on lives, sanctities and property, And the rights of the Palestinian people.