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United Nations published this video item, entitled “European Union on Middle East Peace Process & Israel/Palestine Conflict – (29 September 2020)” – below is their description.
Informal comments to the media by the EU4 (the European Union members of the UN Security Council – Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany) plus incoming members Ireland and Norway on the Middle East Peace Process. Reading the statement, Belgian Ambassador, Karen Van Vlierberge said, “Israel’s commitment to suspend plans to unilaterally annex areas of the occupied Palestinian territory is a positive step and should become permanent. We remain firm in our commitment and support to a negotiated and viable two-state solution, built upon the internationally agreed parameters and international law. It is essential to that end, meaningful negotiations on all final status issues resume between Israelis and Palestinians.”United Nations YouTube Channel
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