Ramallah, 7 October 2023 (TDI): The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Expatriates issued an official statement in the wake of the recent developments in Palestine.

Following is the text of the statement;

We have repeatedly warned of the consequences of blocking the political horizon and not empowering the Palestinian people with their legitimate right to self-determination and their state.

We have also warned of the consequences of daily provocations and attacks, the continued terrorism of settlers and occupation forces, and the raids on Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Christian and Islamic holy sites.

What provides security, stability, and peace in our region is ending the Israeli occupation of the land of the State of Palestine, with East Jerusalem as its capital, along the 1967 lines, and recognizing the people’s right to independence and sovereignty.

Israel’s disavowal of the signed agreements and failure to adhere to international legitimacy resolutions led to the destruction of the peace process, the absence of a solution to the Palestinian issue after 75 years of suffering and displacement, the continuation of the policy of double standards, and the silence of the international community regarding the criminal and racist practices of the Israeli occupation forces against the Palestinian people, and the continuation of The injustice and oppression to which the Palestinian people are exposed is the reason behind the explosive situation and the absence of peace and security in the region.

Peace requires justice, freedom, and independence for our Palestinian people, the return of refugees, and the full implementation of international legitimacy resolutions.

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