Hisam Badr (Photo: Japan Times)
Hisam Badr (Photo: Japan Times)

New York, 4 Dzulhijjah 1435/28 September 2014  ( MINA) – Egypt foreign minister assistant for multilateral and security, Hisam Badr stated Egypt needed to work hard in all levels for ensuring Palestinian rights fulfilled. The rights included Palestinian residents who live in the territories that have been occupied by Israel since 1967.

In Egypt’s speech during the meeting of Committee on Palestine of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) on the sidelines of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, Deputy Foreign Minister Hisham Badr said the Palestinian leadership is most in need of the NAM’s support to achieve the Palestinian rights.

He spoke on behalf of Egypt Foreign Minister, Samih Shoukri, Yaoum Sabi quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

Badr pointed to Israeli violations, settlement and aggression on the Gaza Strip, presenting an overview of the Egyptian efforts to reach a ceasefire in Gaza and provide relief aid to the Palestinians there.

According to him, Palestine needed Non Aligned Movement to help them fulfilled their rights. Israeli violation has plundered their rights both in West Bank and Gaza.

Badr added Egypt would try hard to facilitate humanitarian aids entering to Gaza.

Badr said, Cairo would become host of Gaza Reconstruction Conference on October 12 next month.

Egypt confirmed the need to continue working at all levels to ensure the rights of the Palestinian people and establishing their state on the occupied territories in 1967, with Al-Quds as its capital. (T/K04/P009/P3)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)