UNESCO Addopts Resolution Denouncing Israel Practices in Jerusalem

Amman, MINA – UNESCO’s Executive Board recently approved at its 207th session in Paris a draft resolution calling on Israel to stop its violations and unilateral actions against historic sites in Occupied Jerusalem.

According to Palinfo, the resolution called on Israel to stop its unilateral and illegal violations against the Aqsa Mosque and within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.

The resolution and its annex affirmed the illegality of all Israeli measures and practices aimed at changing the character and identity of the Holy City.

UNESCO reiterated its previous 16 resolutions on Jerusalem, all of which “condemned Israel, as an occupying power, for its disregard for the international law through its persistence in carrying out excavations, tunnels construction and other illegal acts in east Jerusalem. (T/R04/P2)

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Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)