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EIGHTEEN DIGNITARIES ADDRESS THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL AS IT CONTINUES ITS HIGH-LEVEL SEGMENT
28 February 2017
The Human Rights Council this afternoon continued its high-level segment, hearing statements from dignitaries from Côte d'Ivoire, Morocco, Cameroon, South Africa, Uzbekistan, Italy Uruguay, Myanmar, Greece, Nepal, Norway, Poland, Japan, Bolivia, Iran, Belarus, the Commonwealth, and the Council of Europe.
MUSTAFA RAMID, Minister of Justice of Morocco, noted…Morocco continued to support efforts to find just and lasting solutions to the situation of the Palestinian people, and stressed the need for greater cooperation to ensure security in the region.\/…
LUWELLYN LANDERS, Deputy Minister for International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, said…The ongoing violations of the right to self-determination of the people of Palestine and Western Sahara remained an issue of serious concern, Mr. Landers said, and should remain “pivotal” to the Council’s work.
GUADALUPE PALOMEQUE, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bolivia, said…Bolivia deplored the violations of human rights as a consequence of the occupation of the Palestinian territories.