China News Agency, Beijing, May 18 (Reporter Liang Xiaohui) In response to the current escalating situation between Palestine and Israel and the US's "add fuel to the fire" during it, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian pointed out at a regular press conference on the 18th that the US side The Security Council has fallen into unprecedented isolation.
He also pointed out that the United States only asks about relatives, not position, and only cares about its own interests, using human rights as a guise.
Pictured: Zhao Lijian, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Photo by Xue Wei
A reporter asked that the current situation between Palestine and Israel is escalating, but for the third time on the 16th, the United States prevented the UN Security Council from passing a joint statement calling on Palestine and Israel to cease fire, stop violence and protect civilians.
According to another source, the US has agreed to sell precision guided missiles worth US$735 million to Israel.
What is China's comment?
Zhao Lijian said that at the emergency public meeting of the Palestine-Israel conflict held by the UN Security Council on the 16th, the vast majority of Council members called for an immediate ceasefire to prevent a full-blown crisis; demanded the protection of civilians and avoided greater casualties; insisted on a political settlement and called on both Palestine and Israel as soon as possible The peace talks will be resumed on the basis of the "two-state plan"; it is believed that the Security Council should have a united voice to justly advance the process of the Palestinian-Israeli peace talks, and strive to promote the peaceful coexistence of Palestine and Israel.
However, not only is the US not actively acting to stop the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, it is even preparing to add fuel to the fire.
The United States has fallen into unprecedented isolation in the Security Council, standing on the opposite side of human conscience and morality.
Zhao Lijian pointed out that the international community is deeply disappointed by what the United States has done in the Palestine-Israel conflict.
People cannot help asking: Is this the American diplomacy of human rights and values advertised by the US government?
The United States talks about safeguarding the human rights of Muslims. Why is it indifferent to the human rights of the Palestinian people?
The United States only asks about relatives, not position, and only cares about its own interests. Perhaps it is just using human rights as a guise?
The Security Council has been unable to take action on the Palestine-Israel conflict due to US opposition. Is this what the US calls a rules-based international order?
He emphasized that in the face of conflicts causing more and more innocent civilians to lose their lives, the United States should shoulder its due responsibilities, adopt a fair stand, and work with most members of the international community to support the Security Council in its efforts to ease the situation, rebuild trust, and achieve political solutions. has an effect.