UN Safety Council assembly on September 26, 2018 in New York on the sidelines/ AFP
The UN Safety Council made a uncommon present of unity Monday when it known as on all events to take care of their help for a two-state resolution to the Israel-Palestinian battle.
“Council Members reiterated their support for a negotiated two-state solution … where two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, live side by side in peace within secure and recognized borders,” stated an announcement launched by Belgium, which holds the rotating presidency, and supported by all 14 different members, together with america.
“All parties should refrain from undermining the viability of the two states solution in order to maintain the prospects for a just, comprehensive and lasting peace,” the assertion added, an allusion to Israel’s latest risk to construct hundreds of extra properties in East Jerusalem, in an space claimed by the Palestinians.
The council additionally “stressed the need to exert collective efforts to launch credible negotiations on all final status issues” and expressed “grave concern about acts of violence against civilians.”
The assertion got here after two days of rising tensions within the area after the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad fired rockets at Israel, following the killing of three of its members within the Gaza Strip and Syria.