The State of Qatar Reiterates Position of Supporting Palestine

The State of Qatar has renewed its position supporting the Palestinian people and their just cause until they reclaim all their legitimate rights, and establish full sovereignty as independent state based on the borders of 1967 with East Jerusalem as the capital.

This came in a statement of the State of Qatar, delivered by HE Permanent Representative of State of Qatar to the United Nations in Geneva. Dr. Hind Abdul Rahman Al Muftah, during her participation in the interactive dialogue on the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem and the commitment to guarantee accountability and justice.

HE the Permanent Representative expressed the appreciation of the State of Qatar for the efforts of the High Commissioner in documenting and analyzing the violations committed against the Palestinian people, and its denunciation of the Israeli authorities not allowing the entry of UNHCR staff into the occupied Palestinian territories.

Her Excellency strongly condemned the continued flagrant violations of international laws and conventions by the occupation authorities, which were referred to in the Commission’s report, and their illegal and disproportionate use of force, as well as the continued violence and killings committed by settlers under the protection of Israeli forces, in a climate characterized by complete impunity and accountability.

She stressed that Israel’s insistence on continuing its violations and racist policies aimed at expanding illegal settlement and attempting to legitimize it, as well as the increase in aggression and crimes against civilians, including women and children, and the imposition of collective punishments on the Gaza Strip, will lead to more suffering for the Palestinian people, and the violation of their right to self-determination. fate, and destroys any just, lasting and comprehensive solutions, and threatens security and stability in the region.

Her Excellency called on the international community to take urgent action to stop the Israeli aggression, end the occupation, protect the Palestinian people, and hold Israel accountable for its horrific crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. She also welcomed the General Assembly’s request to obtain an advisory opinion on the legal consequences of the Israeli occupation.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs