The apical UN authoritative successful the Middle East has urged Israel to halt each colony enactment pursuing the latest support fixed to caller operation successful the Occupied Palestinian Territory, announced connected Thursday.
“I condemn today's determination by Israeli authorities to beforehand plans for implicit 4,000 lodging units successful settlements successful the occupied West Bank,” Tor Wennesland, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, said successful a statement.
Israel’s Higher Planning Council, which approved the move, besides retroactively legalized 2 outposts: Mitzpeh Dani and Givat Oz VeGaon, according to media reports.
Entrenching the occupation
The UN works for the instauration of an autarkic State of Palestine surviving side-by-side successful bid with the State of Israel.
As Special Coordinator, Mr. Wennesland leads governmental and diplomatic engagement towards a broad solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
In condemning the decision, helium stated that “continued colony enlargement further entrenches the occupation, encroaches upon Palestinian onshore and earthy resources, and hampers the escaped question of the Palestinian population.”
The envoy reiterated that each settlements are amerciable nether planetary instrumentality and represent a large obstacle to peace.
“I impulse the Israeli authorities to cease the advancement of each colony enactment and refrain from specified unilateral and provocative actions that substance instability and undermine the prospects for establishing a viable and contiguous Palestinian State arsenic portion of a negotiated two-State solution connected the ground of applicable UN resolutions, planetary instrumentality and bilateral agreements.”