Palestine on 2 State Solution for Palestine & Israel – Security Council Media | United Nations

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Informal comments to the media by Ambassador Dr.Riyad H. Mansour, Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East.

Resolution 2334 (2016)

Adopted by the Security Council at its 7853rd meeting, on

23 December 2016

The Security Council,

Reaffirming its relevant resolutions, including resolutions 242 (1967), 338

(1973), 446 (1979), 452 (1979), 465 (1980), 476 (1980), 478 (1980), 1397 (2002),

1515 (2003), and 1850 (2008),

Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations,

and reaffirming, inter alia, the inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by


Reaffirming the obligation of Israel, the occupying Power, to abide

scrupulously by its legal obligations and responsibilities under the Fourth Geneva

Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of

12 August 1949, and recalling the advisory opinion rendered on 9 July 2004 by the

International Court of Justice,

Condemning all measures aimed at altering the demographic composition,

character and status of the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, including East

Jerusalem, including, inter alia, the construction and expansion of settlements,

transfer of Israeli settlers, confiscation of land, demolition of homes and

displacement of Palestinian civilians, in violation of international humanitarian law

and relevant resolutions,

Expressing grave concern that continuing Israeli settlement activities are

dangerously imperilling the viability of the two-State solution based on the 1967


Recalling the obligation under the Quartet Roadmap, endorsed by its

resolution 1515 (2003), for a freeze by Israel of all settlement activity, including

“natural growth”, and the dismantlement of all settlement outposts erected since

March 2001,

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