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Arab Parliament called on to block Israel’s bid for Security Council seat

 

CAIRO, December 27, 2017 (WAFA) – The Palestine Committee in the Arab Parliament meeting in Cairo completed on Wednesday a draft proposal to block Israel’s bid for a Security Council seat in 2019-2020 term that will be submitted to a general meeting of the Arab Parliament scheduled for Thursday in order to adopt it.

The Committee discussed as well other issues including US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and Israeli settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian areas as well as Israeli detention of Palestinian minors.

It called on the head of the Arab Parliament to follow up on Israeli violations against the Palestinian people with the UN Secretary General and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

M.K.

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