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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
Distr.
GENERAL
A/C.3/67/SR.35
29 January 2013

Original: English

Sixty-seventh session
Official Records




Third Committee

Summary record of the 35th meeting
Held at Headquarters, New York, on Thursday, 8 November 2012, at 3 p.m.

Chair: Mr. Mac-Donald ................................................................................. (Suriname)
later: Ms. Alfeine (Vice-Chair) ....................................................................... (Comoros)



Contents


Agenda item 69: Promotion and protection of human rights (A/67/387–S/2012/717 and A/67/390) (continued)

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70. Mr. Kariv (Israel) said that the Palestinian representative had painted a one-sided picture of the conflict. Hamas and Islamic Jihad had fired thousands of rockets at Israeli civilians in gross violation of human rights and international humanitarian law. The Israeli security fence had been effective in preventing Palestinian terrorists from entering Israeli cities. Innocent civilians on both sides suffered but, just as Palestinians had the right to freedom of movement in Ramallah, Israeli children had the right to ride a bus in Tel Aviv without the threat of being murdered by a suicide bomber. Unlike many of its neighbours, Israel had an open society where problems were addressed by civil society, the media and one of the world’s most impartial judicial systems. Insisting that the road to a viable two-State solution ran through Jerusalem and Ramallah not through New York, his delegation called for negotiations without preconditions.

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The meeting rose at 6.30 p.m.

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