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Arab Parliament to block Israeli bid for UNSC seat

Cairo, (UNA-OIC) – The Arab Parliament has completed a draft proposal to block Israel’s bid for non-permanent seat in UN Security Council for the 2019-2020 term.

According to the Bahrain News Agency, the proposal will be submitted to a general meeting of the Arab Parliament scheduled for Thursday in order to adopt it.

The Palestine Committee in the Arab Parliament also discussed other issues including US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and Israeli settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territories as well as Israeli detention of Palestinian minors.

It called on the head of the Arab Parliament to follow up on Israeli violations against the Palestinian people with the UN Secretary General and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

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