UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — Five European chancelleries condemned in a joint statement the Israeli PM’s electoral slogan on the annexation to the occupied territories of the Jordan Valley and the northern part of the Dead Sea.
This is an election promise from the outgoing PM to rally the electorate of the far-right party. Europe claims that this election promise goes against international resolutions on the occupied territories.
On Thursday, five European powers issued a joint statement condemning Prime Minister Netanyahu’s promise to extend Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley, saying it would be “a grave violation of international law.”
“France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom have expressed their deep concern over the possible annexation of areas in the West Bank, including the Jordan Valley and the northern shore of the West Bank. Dead Sea,” says the statement.
European countries have also called on all parties to the conflict to refrain from any action contrary to international law that would make it more difficult to achieve a just and lasting peace.
These European countries have insisted on “Israel’s right” to defend themselves against missile fire from the Gaza Strip, without, however, daring to mention the continued Israeli army assault on the besieged Gaza Strip. which is pure hypocrisy.
On the other hand, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman al-Safadi said the UN Security Council and the international community should take a clear and firm stance on Netanyahu’s recent promises. annexation to the occupied territories of parts of the West Bank.
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