Assemblée générale: le 71e débat général s’ouvre (11ième, 12ième et 13ième séances)- Communiqué de presse (extraits) Français
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21 September 2016
World Leaders Debate International Security Challenges, Calling for Concerted Efforts
to Curb Threats, as General Debate Continues
Seventy-First Session, 11th, 12th & 13th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)
Focusing on international peace and security, world leaders stressed the need to curb terrorist attacks, end ongoing conflict, resolve the refugee crisis and reform the Security Council, as the General Assembly continued its annual debate today.
SAULI NIINISTO, President of Finland, said...Furthermore, Palestinians had lived under occupation for 49 years and it was high time for the Council to implement resolutions 181 (1963), 242 (1967) and 338 (1973). The two-State solution, based on pre-1967 borders should be pursued within set parameters and timelines.
HAGE G. GEINGOB, President of Namibia, said ...also calling for implementation of all relevant resolutions on Palestine and urging support for Palestinians to exercise their right to self-determination.
SARWAR DANESH, Vice-President of Afghanistan,...He supported a comprehensive solution to the Syrian conflict, a peaceful solution to the conflict in Yemen, and to Palestinians’ rights.
MOHAMMED BIN ABDULAZIZ AL-SAUD, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, said ...The international community should also end the suffering of the Palestinian people so that their legitimate rights be restored and a State be established, adding that Israel’s construction work threatened the sanctity of the Al-Aqsa mosque.
HEIKH JABER AL-MUBARAK AL-HAMAD AL SABAH, Prime Minister of Kuwait,...However, the conflict between Israel and Palestine was having a destabilizing effect on the region as a whole. It was incumbent upon the Security Council to compel Israel to implement the relevant resolutions so that the Palestinian people could attain their legitimate political rights.
EVO MORALES AYMA, President of Bolivia, said ...The United Nations needed to “fully recognize the State of Palestine” and stop the “brutal genocide” against the Palestinian people.
ISATOU NJIE-SAIDY, Vice-President and Minister for Women’s Affairs of the Gambia, said...It was past time for Israel to heed the overwhelming international consensus for a two-State solution as the only viable solution to the Palestinian issue.
DACIAN CIOLOŞ, Prime Minister of Romania, said ...Solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could be a turning point.
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