The Palestinian Authority (PA) has rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “hateful and provocative” speech on the United Nations Basic Meeting on Thursday.
That is acknowledged in an announcement from the PA Ministry of International Affairs and Expats.
“The State of Palestine rejects within the strongest phrases the Israeli Prime Minister’s provocative and hateful speech in the course of the normal debate of the United Nations Basic Meeting,” the assertion mentioned.
It added: “From the rostrum of the United Nations, the Israeli Prime Minister reaffirmed his authorities’s colonial plans and the goals of Israel’s unlawful occupation: the forcible and violent annexation of the Palestinian homeland and the denial of the presence and rights of Israel. of the Palestinian individuals, together with their proper to self-determination and return.”
The assertion continued: “The worldwide neighborhood should strongly reject and condemn Israel’s racist denigration of the Palestinian individuals and its vehement denial of their roots within the land – an indigenous, age-old presence borne out by historical past.”
“This has been occurring for greater than seventy years, in open and blatant violation of worldwide legislation, together with the United Nations Constitution and humanitarian and human rights legislation, and in blatant disregard of the worldwide neighborhood. In 2023, Israel will stand on the world’s stage, boasting about its unlawful occupation and apartheid regime in Palestine, assured that it’ll by no means be held accountable,” the State Division added, demanding accountability for Israel’s violations of the occupied territories.
“Such crime ought to by no means be normalized. It’s excessive time to carry Israel, the occupying energy, accountable for all its severe violations within the occupied Palestinian territories, together with East Jerusalem. It’s time to impose penalties for his struggle crimes and crimes towards humanity and the Palestinian individuals.”
READ: PLO faction: ‘Abbas positioned the burden of the Palestinian difficulty on the worldwide neighborhood’