Sep 8, 2018, 3:44 PM
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Palestine calls for adherence of Islamic countries to Quds

Tehran, Sept 8, IRNA - Palestinian Minister of Finance Abeer Odeh called for the Arab states to adhere to their commitments to Quds and to implement the resolutions of the meeting of the Economic-Social Council of ministers of the Arab League.

At the meeting of the Arab League in Cairo, Head of the Palestinian delegation stressed the need to implement the resolutions of the meeting of the Arab League Economic-Social Council in Zahran, Saudi Arabia, in particular paragraph 709, calling for the Arab and Islamic countries to adhere to their commitments to the Quds and providing needed financial aid for Palestinians.

At Cairo summit at the presence of Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Abeer Odeh proposed the formation of a committee to implement paragraph 709, which included the establishment of a secretariat and the creation of Arab and Islamic organizations for Arab funds to decide on the resolutions of Zahran.

The Palestinian Minister of Finance, emphasizing the importance of boycotting the Zionist colonial regime described the move as a means of sustaining resistance, rescuing the solution for the formation of a Palestinian state and peace operations, calling on all countries, institutions and personalities stop all direct and indirect deals with the occupying regime.

She emphasized the need to pursue work with international parties to monitor the violations of human rights by the Zionist regime and to submit an annual report to the UN Security Council for making appropriate decisions.

Referring to the role of the Palestine Relief Agency (UNRWA), and opposition to reduce or end its activity, and the importance of relief efforts to the Palestinian refugees, according to international law, Odeh warned of the consequences of the cancellation of US aid to UNRWA.

Palestinian Minister of Finance noted that the cessation of donations to UNRWA has negative implications in all areas, and called on Arab countries to strengthen the Palestinian people's resistance to the occupation of the Zionist regime by providing support for the Palestinian economy.


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