China News Service, September 25. According to a report on the UN website on the 24th, on the fourth day of the general debate of the UN General Assembly, Palestinian leader Abbas called on the UN Secretary-General to convene an international peace conference It will "go on indefinitely" and Israel must withdraw from the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem within a year.
Abbas said in a pre-recorded video speech that the initiative should “conform to the internationally recognized terms of reference and UN resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative, and be carried out under the sole auspices of the Quartet of Peace in the Middle East.”
Palestinian leader Abbas gave a video speech at the 76th session of the UN General Assembly.
Image source: UN Pictures.
He also asked Secretary-General Guterres to "work on the basis of relevant United Nations protection resolutions" to "take necessary steps to establish an international protection mechanism."
The mechanism should be "activated on the borders of occupied Palestine in 1967, including East Jerusalem."
He explained: "In order to ensure that our initiative is not indefinite, we must declare that Israel, the occupying power, has a year to withdraw from the Palestinian territories occupied in 1967, including East Jerusalem. And we are prepared to be under the auspices of the Quartet and based on The United Nations resolution is committed to delimiting borders and resolving all final status issues throughout the year."
He further stated, “The international community’s support for this initiative is in line with international law and United Nations resolutions, and may save the region from an unknown fate.”
Data map: On June 2, local time, in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian musicians played music on the ruins of houses that were hit by Israeli air strikes.
Abbas said, "It is regrettable that the policies of the international community and the decisions of relevant UN agencies on the settlement of the'Palestinian issue' have not been maintained and implemented so far."
Abbas also mentioned that he is currently conducting a "constructive dialogue" with the US government aimed at restoring Pakistan-US relations.
He said: "As far as Palestine is concerned, we will do our best to succeed in this endeavour to create conditions conducive to a speedy conclusion of a final political settlement and an end to Israel's occupation of our country."
However, he warned that Israel’s current and previous governments “have been circumventing a two-state solution based on international law and United Nations resolutions.”
He added: “Unilateral plans will not bring security and stability to anyone because they will undermine efforts to achieve true peace, prolong the occupation and consolidate the reality of an apartheid country.”
According to Abbas, "now is a critical moment" and the region is at a "crossroads."
He said: "We have stretched out our hands for peace time and time again, but we still cannot find a partner in Israel who believes in and accepts the two-State solution."Keywords: