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Fearing that the security situation may deteriorate further, become irreparable and pose a danger of the entire region and wishing the Palestinian people to be protected from Israel’s grievous methods of repression, the 56 member States decided to urge the Security Council to meet and to adopt resolutions that would provide international protection for the Palestinian people and avert the dangers of brutal Israeli aggression against it. Such protection would calm the situation and thus permit the resumption of negotiations with a view to devising a just and comprehensive settlement that would restore peace to all parts of the Middle East region.
The participants also called for the establishment of an international criminal tribunal to try those responsible for the war crimes that have been committed against the Palestinians, which are to be regarded as crimes against humanity whose victims are innocent citizens living under foreign occupation.
They urged that Israel should be required to pay reparations for the material losses resulting from its aggression against the occupied Palestinian territories, such as the destruction of urban and rural installations, as well as for the many Palestinian lives that have been lost, the serious wounds that have been inflicted and the permanent disabilities that have been caused, as has been the case in the past when compensation has been paid to victims of aggression in similar cases.
Since the major priorities of the United Nations include the maintenance of international peace and security and defence of the rights of all peoples to self-determination, I request you to do your utmost within the scope of the powers entrusted to you to assist the Palestinians in securing its legitimate right to self-determination and independence as recognized by the General Assembly in some dozens of its resolutions over many decades.