(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Joint Ministerial-level Meeting of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People and the League of Arab States will hold a meeting on Monday to launch the "The International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People", in implementation of the UN General Assembly resolution.
Arab League Assistant Secretary-General for Palestine Affairs and Occupied Arab Lands Ambassador Mohammad Subaih said that Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People Abdul-Salam Diallo will deliver a speech in presence of Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, who chairs the current session of the Arab League Council, and the Secretary-General of the Arab League D
Nabil Elaraby. The speech will address the Israeli serious practices in the occupied Palestinian territories, especially toward the Islamic sanctities and Al-Aqsa Mosqu
In its resolution A/68/12 of 26 November 2013, the UN General Assembly decided to proclaim 20 the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (IYSPP), and requested the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People to organize activities to be held during the year, in cooperation with Governments, relevant organizations of the United Nations system, intergovernmental organizations and civil society organization
The objective of the IYSPP would be to promote solidarity with the Palestinian people as a central theme, contributing to international awareness of: (a) core themes regarding the question of Palestine, as prioritized by the Committee, (b) obstacles to the ongoing peace process, particularly those requiring urgent action such as settlements, Jerusalem, the blockade of Gaza and the humanitarian situation in the occupied Palestinian territory and; (c) mobilization of global action towards the achievement of a comprehensive, just and lasting solution of the question of Palestine in accordance with international law and the relevant resolutions of the United Nation