Erekat of PLO: Israel’s policies and practices will not lead to peace

RAMALLAH, Secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Saeb Erekat, said the Israeli occupation authorities’ policies and practices, including aggression, arrests, assassinations, blockade, closures, and settlement activities, will not lead to peace, security and stability, but are contrary to the requirements of peacemaking.

Erekat said during a meeting with an American delegation in Ramallah, that achieving peace has one way; through ending the Israeli occupation, the embodiment of the independent state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital living in peace and security alongside the state of Israel on the borders of June 4, 1967, and resolving all final status issues, first an foremost the refugees and prisoners issues, based on relevant resolutions of international legitimacy.

He stressed that no one can change the foundations and pillars of international law and legitimacy and ratified international references for conflict resolution, pointing out that the policies of the US administration and Israeli government consolidate the occupation and apartheid regime.

Regarding the internal Palestinian situation, Erekat affirmed that ending the internal division requires the implementation of the reconciliation agreement signed between Fatah and Hamas on 12 October 2017, including enabling the people’s will through holding free and fair elections.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

Erekat of PLO: Israel’s policies and practices will not lead to peace

RAMALLAH, Secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Saeb Erekat, said the Israeli occupation authorities’ policies and practices, including aggression, arrests, assassinations, blockade, closures, and settlement activities, will not lead to peace, security and stability, but are contrary to the requirements of peacemaking.

Erekat said during a meeting with an American delegation in Ramallah, that achieving peace has one way; through ending the Israeli occupation, the embodiment of the independent state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital living in peace and security alongside the state of Israel on the borders of June 4, 1967, and resolving all final status issues, first an foremost the refugees and prisoners issues, based on relevant resolutions of international legitimacy.

He stressed that no one can change the foundations and pillars of international law and legitimacy and ratified international references for conflict resolution, pointing out that the policies of the US administration and Israeli government consolidate the occupation and apartheid regime.

Regarding the internal Palestinian situation, Erekat affirmed that ending the internal division requires the implementation of the reconciliation agreement signed between Fatah and Hamas on 12 October 2017, including enabling the people’s will through holding free and fair elections.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency