The Palestinian Cabinet welcomes the final statement of the Non-Aligned Movement Baku summit, congratulates the State of Palestine for vice-chairing the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO).
In his opening statement, during the weekly Cabinet meeting held in Ramallah today, Prime Minister Dr. Mohammed Shtayyeh welcomed the final statement of the Non-Aligned Movement summit, held in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, which affirmed support and solidarity with the Palestinian people, condemned the Israeli occupation policy against the Palestinian land, and the relocation of the US Embassy in Jerusalem and called on Israel to put an end to its grave violations of the international law.
Moreover, Prime Minister Dr. Shtayyeh stressed the importance of the Palestinian presence in international forums and the continuation of stimulating the solidarity with Palestine, its people and its holy sites, as well as confronting projects that target the Palestinian people and their just issue under the pretext of economic and humanitarian solutions.
In the same context, Shtayyeh congratulated the State of Palestine for Vice-Chairing the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) during its 58th session held in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam. “Our presence in this organization is of a great importance since part of our struggle with the occupation has a legal dimension. AALCO, which comprises 47 African and Asian countries, aims to serve as an advisory body to the member states in the field of law, and as a forum for Asian- African cooperation in legal matters of mutual interest,” Dr. Shtayyeh stated.
To conclude, Prime Minister Dr. Shtayyeh reiterated his condemnation of the repeated settlers incursions into the Al-Aqsa Mosque and attacks on Palestinian worshipers, as well as the settlers' attacks against farmers and preventing them from accessing their lands to reap trees. In this context, the Cabinet called on the international community to shoulder its responsibilities to stop the violations of the occupation and its settlers