Palestine-Israel conflict should be negotiated based on UN resolutions -Minister

Hishammuddin husseine

PUTRAJAYA AUG.15: Malaysia’s position on the issue of Palestine has always been consistent to reject the illegal and unilateral action by Israel to implement its plan to annex parts of the Occupied Palestinian Territory in the West Bank.

Foreign Minister, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said with regards to the Joint-Statement of the United States, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued on the August 13, Malaysia viewed it as the normalisation of relations with Israel as the sovereign right of the UAE.

“Malaysia has no diplomatic relations with Israel and we reiterate the long held position that the creation of an independent (State of) Palestine through the two state solution, based on the pre-1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine as the only viable solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict,” said Hishammuddin in a statement here today.

Hishammuddin added, Malaysia will continue to support concrete and genuine efforts towards achieving this just and lasting solution, through negotiations involving the parties concerned, based on international laws and relevant United Nations resolutions. –Malaysia World News

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