UNESCO adopts two resolutions on Palestine; foreign minister welcomes step

RAMALLAH, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Riyad Malki today welcomed the adoption of two resolutions on Palestine by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

The two resolutions were on Occupied Palestine and the implementation of resolutions concerning educational and cultural institutions in the occupied Arab territories.

The Foreign Minister called on the international community and UNESCO to put pressure on Israel to stop its illegal actions and attempts to deliberately sabotage the Palestinian Christian and Islamic cultural heritage and to take actual steps to ensure the implementation of UNESCO resolutions regarding occupied Palestine and educational and cultural institutions in the occupied Arab territories, and those related to Al-Haram Al-Sharif and the Old City of Jerusalem, the Ibrahimi Mosque and the old town of Hebron, and to demand a halt to the illegal Israeli excavations in Jerusalem.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency