The Palestinian Prime Minister and the President of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats: On the Need for Earnest Actions to Halt Israeli Illegal Settlements

11/05/2022

 

The Palestinian Prime Minister and the President of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats: On the Need for Earnest Actions to Halt Israeli Illegal Settlements 

 

 

Brussels, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 –

 

The Prime Minister of the State of Palestine, Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh, met with the President of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D), Iratxe Garcia, at the Parliament’s headquarters in the Belgian capital of Brussels, in the presence of the ambassador of the State of Palestine to the European Union, Belgium, and Luxembourg, Abdul Rahim Al-Farra.

His Excellency briefed García on the latest developments and updates on the situation in Palestine, the escalation of illegal settlers and occupation forces violations against Palestinians, the continued violations of Islamic and Christian holy sites, Jerusalem in particular, illegal settlement expansion, land seizures, demolition of houses, and the forced displacement of the population.

Dr. Shtayyeh emphasized the importance of European pressure and a movement within the Parliament to sanction Israel for its crimes against Palestinians. The Primer called on the EU to take earnest and effective action to halt illegal settlements, boycott illegal settlements and their products, and take action against illegal settlers of European nationalities.

 

 

 

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