Saudi Arabia Demands International Protection For Palestinians

Photo: PIC
Photo: PIC

Riyadh, 18 Rabi’ul Akhir1437/28 January 2016 (MINA) – Saudi Arabia asked the UN Security Council to approve a program of international protection in the occupied Palestinian territories including Occupied Jerusalem in accordance with the Fourth Geneva Convention and the related international legislative resolutions.

The permanent representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Abdallah bin Yahya Al-Moallimi affirmed, in a speech before the Security Council Tuesday night on the Middle East file including the Palestinian Question, that the Palestinian Question has always been on top of the interests of Saudi Arabia.

He asked the UN Security Council to condemn the Israeli systematic terrorism of killing Palestinians by the Israeli army as well as Israeli practices of Judaization, settlement building, ceaseless ethnic cleansing, and war crimes against humanity, The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

Moallimi affirmed that Israel has been carrying on the use of lethal force against Palestinians in addition to torture and abuse of women and children as a result of not prosecuting Israeli leaders.

He also slammed the continuation of the siege on Gaza as well as the Judaization of Occupied Jerusalem and Palestinians’ holy places.

Moallimi called on the Security Council to support the efforts being exerted to put a time schedule to end the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian land and occupied territories in Lebanon and the Syrian Golan Heights.(T/P008/R07)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)