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HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HEARS FROM 23 DIGNITARIES AND CONCLUDES ITS HIGH-LEVEL SEGMENT
Council Holds its General Segment
1 March 2017
The Human Rights Council this morning concluded its high-level segment after hearing statements from 19 States and four organizations, and then heard statements from States and civil society organizations in its general segment.
YOUSEF A. AL OTHAIMEEN, Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation... also expressed concern for the continued plight of the Palestinian people,
ABELARDO MORENO FERNÁNDEZ, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Cuba..Finding a solution to the situation in the Middle East was urgent, and could not be achieved without the Palestinian people’s exercise of their inalienable rights.
SAMEH HASSAN SHOUKRY, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Egypt...Egypt would continue to call for halting the bloodshed in Syria, security and stability in Libya, and a just settlement of the Palestinian issue based on an independent Palestinian State in accordance with the terms clearly outlined by international legitimacy and legality.