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Bahrain’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva on behalf of GCC States expresses support to Palestine Cause

The Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Nations Office in Geneva and other international organizations spoke on behalf of the Gulf Cooperation Council member States in the general debate under agenda item 7 at the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council held at the United Nations Palace in Geneva on the systematic violations of the Palestinian peolpe’s rights by Israel.

The Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Nations Office in Geneva and other international organizations Ambasador Dr. Yusuf AbdulKarim Bucheeri reaffirmed the firm position of the GCC member States in support of the Palestinian cause and reiterated that the just, durable and comprehensive peace will not be achieved without complete Israeli withdrawal from the entire Arab territories occupied since 1967 and the establishment of Independent Palestinian State with Eastern Quds as its capital in line with the Arab peace initiative and pertinent international legitimacy resolutions.

Dr. Yusuf Bucheeri stressed that the illegal settlements on the Arab occupied territories continued to present a threat to the comprehensive lasting peace in the region. He pointed out that Arab occupied territories including the occupied Syrian Golan Hieghts. He underscored that all conventions and laws recognize Golan as Arab's terrorities, and delegetimize the Israeli occupation, as well as welcomed the United Nation Security Council Resolution on its unchangeable status.

Ambassador Bucheeri underlined the support of the accession of Palestine as full member state to all regional and international fora and welcomed the the results of the vote of the Executive Council of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris on October 18, 2016, on the historic decision of the non-existence of a Jewish religious connection to Al-Aqsa Mosque and Al-Buraq Wall, and consider them a pure Islamic heritage.

Dr. Bucheeri renewed the call for the international community to end the Israeli occupation of the arab territories including the occupies Syrian Golan, the systematic violation of the rights of their people and the Lebanese territories under ocuppation of Israel.

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