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Dr. Saeb Erekat: We welcome the statement by the Paris Middle East Peace Conference and call upon France to recognize the State of Palestine
Monday, 16 January 2017 09:40

State of Palestine

Palestine Liberation Organization

Negotiations Affairs Department

 January 15, 2017

  

Dr. Saeb Erekat: We welcome the statement by the Paris Middle East Peace Conference and call upon France to recognize the State of Palestine.

 

We welcome today's Statement by the Paris Peace Conference, which stressed the need to end the Israeli occupation that began in 1967 as per international law and international legitimacy resolutions; including the recent Security Council Resolution 2334.  

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Statement by H.E President Mahmoud Abbas after his visit to the Holy See
Monday, 16 January 2017 09:05

January 14, 2017

 

Statement by H.E President Mahmoud Abbas after his visit to the Holy See

 

We are very grateful about the role that the Holy See has played for a just and lasting peace in the Holy Land, and for having opened an embassy of Palestine in the Vatican for first time. We are proud to be the birthplace of Christianity and about having one of the oldest Christian communities in the world.

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The Palestinian National Council deplores the position of the US House of Representatives towards the United Nations Security Council resolution
Monday, 09 January 2017 10:25

06/01/2017 Amman - Palestinian

The National Council denounced the stance of the US House of Representatives, which condemned and denounced the UN Security Council resolution (2334) which demanded the Israeli government to immediately halt the building of settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories as a platform to peace and ending the occupation.

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Statement delivered by Dr. Saeb Erekat, PLO Secretary General, on behalf of H.E President Mahmoud Abbas, regarding the speech delivered by US Secretary John Kerry
Thursday, 29 December 2016 10:52


State of Palestine

Palestine Liberation Organization

 

December 28, 2016

 

Statement delivered by Dr. Saeb Erekat, PLO Secretary General, on behalf of H.E President Mahmoud Abbas, regarding the speech delivered by US Secretary John Kerry

 

 

President Mahmoud Abbas followed with great interest Secretary Kerry’ speech and reiterated his commitment to a just and lasting peace as a strategic option. President Abbas said:

 

“The minute the Israeli government agrees to cease all settlement activities, including in and around Occupied East Jerusalem, and agree to implement the signed agreements on the basis of mutual reciprocity, the Palestinian leadership stands ready to resume permanent status negotiations on the basis of international law and relevant international legality resolutions, including UNSC 2334, under a specified timeframe.

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UN chief welcomes Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements as ‘significant step’
Monday, 26 December 2016 10:28

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the adoption of a Security Council resolution on 23rd December 2016 which states that the establishment of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, have “no legal validity,” constitute a “flagrant violation” under international law and are a “major obstacle” to a two-State solution and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace.

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