Antonio Guterres urges Israel to abandon plans for West Bank annexation

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Antonio Guterres urges Israel to abandon plans for West Bank annexation


ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS-ONU: Antonio Guterres urges Israel to abandon its plans for annexation in the West Bank



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GUTERRES URGES ISRAEL TO GIVE UP ITS CONNECTION PROJECTS IN WEST BANK


UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on Israel to abandon plans to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.

“This annexation, if implemented, would constitute a most serious violation of international law, would severely harm the prospect of a two-state solution and would diminish the possibilities of a resumption of negotiations,” he said. said before the Security Council.

“I call on the Israeli government to abandon its plans for annexation,” he added.

(Michelle Nichols; French version Henri-Pierre André)

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