UN Security Council to Discuss Resolution for Protection of Palestinian People

20 May
9:07 PM

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), on Monday, will discuss a draft resolution to provide international protection for the Palestinian people.

The resolution was put forward by Kuwait’s permanent representative at the UN headquarters in New York, Ambassador Mansour Al Otaibi, and called for providing international protection to civilians in the occupied Palestinian territories, including those in Gaza Strip.

Al Otaibi said, in remarks carried by Kuwait news agency (KUNA), that the negotiations on the draft resolution would be scheduled on the level of experts, next Monday. He added that the draft resolution called for providing international protection to occupied Palestinian territories, in addition to the lifting of the blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip by Israel.

The document also encouraged intensifying UN efforts to de-escalate the situation in the region and reinforcing the respect of international and humanitarian laws, he said, according to the PNN.

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