The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates called on the UN Security Council to assume its responsibilities towards the Israeli “crimes of the occupation” and its excavations in Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The ministry condemned in a statement in the strongest terms, “the occupation excavations in Al-Buraq Square, the western wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and near the Mughrabi Gate, as part of a plan to Judaize the area of the southwestern Al-Aqsa Mosque, extending from the south to include the ambitions of the occupation in the Silwan region, which is exposed daily to continuous occupation targeting Displacement and expulsion of its Jerusalemite citizens, whether through house demolitions and the continuous distribution of notices of demolition, or the confiscation and leveling of lands, as happened yesterday in the Wadi Rababa neighborhood.
The statement added that the Palestinian Foreign Ministry also “strongly condemns the olive massacre that the occupation authorities, its forces and settlers continue to commit in the occupied West Bank, the last of which is the uprooting and theft of 130 olive seedlings in the town of Qusra, south of Nablus, and before that, in the days of the horrific massacre against olive trees in the town of Derbout, which killed 3000.” A tree, in the constant targeting of Palestinian land, for its allocation for the benefit of settlements. “
The statement stressed that the ministry “is looking very seriously at the occupation excavations in Al-Buraq Square and its surroundings, and considers them an extension of Israeli plans aimed at judaizing the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and its surroundings, as a rebellion and a flagrant violation of the relevant UN resolutions, foremost of which are UNESCO decisions.”
The statement pointed out that “the occupation war on olive trees in the length and breadth of the West Bank is a prelude to deepening the confiscation of lands in favor of settlement, and the gradual annexation and dispossession of” C “areas, including the Jordan Valley.
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry called on the UN Security Council “to assume its political, legal and moral responsibilities towards these crimes, if it wishes to preserve the remaining credibility of it in dealing responsibly and in a unified manner with international conflicts, away from the policy of double standards and double standards.”