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UAE welcomes UN vote that supports granting Palestine full membership

UAE welcomes UN vote that supports granting Palestine full membership


Abu Dhabi, The UAE welcomed the vote by the United Nations General Assembly with an overwhelming majority of votes in favor of granting the State of Palestine full membership and requesting the Security Council reconsider the State of Palestine’s application for membership. The Resolution constitutes a historic step towards the path towards peace and achieving the two-state solution.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) underscored that the UAE – which presented the resolution determining that the State of Palestine is qualified for full membership in the UN during an Emergency Special Session of the UNGA, in its capacity as chair of the Arab Group for the month of May – is steadfast in its commitment to reinforcing peace and justice, safeguarding the rights of the brotherly Palestinian people, and establishing an independent sovereign Palestinian State, in accordance with UN resolutions and the relevant agreements which aim to end the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, WAM reported.

The Minist
ry reiterated the UAE’s consistent call on the international community to intensify all regional and international efforts to achieve peace and the two-state solution.

Source: Bahrain News Agency