Cairo, The President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, called for an immediate halt to the barbaric Israeli aggression and the opening of humanitarian corridors, warning against attempts to displace the Palestinian people in Gaza outside, and calling on the international community to assume its responsibilities to protect the Palestinians and go to an international peace conference.
This came during his participation on Saturday in the Cairo Peace Summit 2023, held in the New Administrative Capital in Egypt. Amid broad international participation to stop the escalation in Gaza And achieve peace.
Abbas stressed that the summit is being held in extremely difficult and cruel circumstances, as the defenseless Palestinian people face brutal and brutal aggression by the Israeli war machine, which violates taboos and international humanitarian law, by targeting thousands of civilians, the majority of whom are children and women, and facilities without discrimination, especially hospitals. , schools, and civilian shelters.
He warned against attempts to displace the Palestinian people in Gaza, and against any expulsion of Palestinians from their homes or displacement from Jerusalem or the West Bank, stressing that the Palestinians will not accept displacement, and will remain steadfast on their land regardless of the challenges, demanding the opening of humanitarian corridors to bring in relief and medical supplies. Providing water and electricity.
He reiterated his complete rejection of the killing of civilians on both sides, and the release of all civilians, prisoners and detainees, stressing the State of Palestine’s commitment to international legitimacy, signed agreements, renunciation of violence, and taking political and legal methods to achieve its national goals.
President Mahmoud Abbas stressed that the Palestine Liberation Organization is the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people.
He pointed out that the cycle of violence is renewed every now and then. Because of the absence of justice and the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, stressing that security and peace are achieved by implementing the two-state solution, based on international legitimacy, ending the Israeli occupation of the land of the State of Palestine, with East Jerusalem as its capital, and resolving the issue of Palestinian refugees, in accordance with United Nations Resolution No. 194, with international guarantees, and a schedule A specific time frame for implementation.
He called for the Security Council to assume its responsibilities to protect the Palestinian people, for the State of Palestine to gain full membership, for the rest of the world to recognize the State of Palestine, and to go to an international peace conference under international sponsorship to achieve the desired goal of peace, warning against the continuation of the occupation forces’ attacks and settler terrorism against defenseless civilians in the West Bank and Jerusalem. .
Abbas expressed his thanks to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, for his invitation and hosting of this conference. He also thanked all participating parties and everyone who offers a helping hand to our Palestinian people in these difficult and fateful circumstances, stressing that the Palestinian people will not leave and will remain in their land.
Source: International Islamic News Agency