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Selon le Secrétaire général le projet des colonies Israéliens risque d’être fatal à la solution à deux états – Communiqué de presse Français

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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Secretary-General
2 December 2012


Secretary-General
SG/SM/14694

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York


SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS ISRAEL'S SETTLEMENT EXPANSION WOULD BE 'ALMOST FATAL BLOW'

TO TWO-STATE SOLUTION; URGES ALL STAKEHOLDERS TO RESUME NEGOTIATIONS
 
The following statement was issued on 2 December by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

It was with grave concern and disappointment that the Secretary-General learned of Israel’s announcement of 3,000 new settlement units in East Jerusalem and other parts of the West Bank. This would include reported planning in the so-called E-1 envelope, which risks completely cutting off East Jerusalem from the rest of the West Bank.

Settlements are illegal under international law and, should the E-1 settlement be constructed, it would represent an almost fatal blow to remaining chances of securing a two-State solution.

The Secretary-General repeats his call on all concerned to resume negotiations and intensify efforts towards a comprehensive, just and lasting peace and urges the parties to refrain from provocative actions. In the interests of peace, any plans for E-1 must be rescinded.


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