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PALESTINE | Arab League Defines West Bank Annexation as "War Crime"

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 News	> Israel	 Arab League Defines West Bank Annexation as "War Crime"      A woman collects grass by hand on her farm in Al-Sawiya village, West Bank, Palestine, April 29, 2020.     A woman collects grass by hand on her farm in Al-Sawiya village, West Bank, Palestine, April 29, 2020. | Photo: EFE      Previous     Next  Published 30 April 2020 (4 hours 53 minutes ago)      1     Comments     Comments  Increases text size - Decreases text size Opinion Bolivian Soldiers Interview: “A Little Piece of Heaven in Bolivia”  by Cindy Forster Social Distancing = Communism: this is the ideological angle of Trump’s most belligerent storm-troopers. 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India Against Kashmiri Journalists Send Others at Sword's...  by Amir Malik teleSUR Newsletter teleSUR	  Get our newsletter delivered directly to your inbox I have already subscribed | Do not show this message again Videos      TelesurTelesur     A New Honduran Migrant Caravan in 2020     Estefanía Bravo     TelesurTelesur     Things Are Tense on the Streets of Quito as Night Falls on the City     Iain Bruce     TelesurTelesur     People’s Republic of China Turns 70     Estefanía Bravo     TelesurTelesur     Pro-gun Control Demonstrations Take Place in Washington DC     Jorge Gestoso  This war crime is part of a long list of Israeli attacks on the sovereignty of the Palestinian people.  Israel's plan to annex the West Bank is a war crime and a flagrant violation of international law, Arab League foreign ministers said Thursday.      RELATED:       Israeli Forces Detain Palestinian Governor of Jerusalem  The Arab League's statement followed a video conference between ministers of the organization on Thursday.  The decisions of the Palestinian State will be supported by the League, through its political, legal and financial resources.  The Israeli plan is simply a crime of annexation, the organization said in a resolution issued after the video conference.  The extraordinary meeting of Arab League foreign ministers was convened after Israel signed an agreement that seeks to accelerate plans to annex the West Bank in the coming months.  "This war crime is part of a long list of Israeli attacks on the sovereignty of the Palestinian people," the resolution said.  Among this list of crimes, the Arab League recalled "the occupation of Palestinian land in 1967 by the Israeli government, including north of the Dead Sea and the territories where Israeli settlements are located."   The extraordinary meeting of the organization's foreign ministers also discussed rising tensions in Lebanon  "These escalations raise extreme concerns and worries," Deputy Secretary General Hossam Zaki said.  He added that Lebanon's financial, economic and banking crisis requires decisive and immediate treatment, the ministers agreed. Tags Arab League Palestine West Bank Israel Lebanon People Hossam Zaki  Xinhua - Ansamed by teleSUR/ age-la      Related News     In Tel Aviv, Israeli media reported that about 2,000 demonstrators took part in the protest.      Israel: Thousands Demonstrate Against Netanyahu-Gantz Coalition     The U.S. has been enforcing pro-Israel policies over the past three years, in total disregard with international consensus.     Annexation of the West Bank Is up to Israel: US State Secretary     Israel has been governed for more than a year by a caretaker government.     Netanyahu and Gantz Fail Again: No Unity Gov't in Israel     A woman wearing face mask crosses a street in Tehran, Iran, April 13, 2020.     COVID-19 Mideast Updates: Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Israel News > Israel Arab League Defines West Bank Annexation as "War Crime" A woman collects grass by hand on her farm in Al-Sawiya village, West Bank, Palestine, April 29, 2020. A woman collects grass by hand on her farm in Al-Sawiya village, West Bank, Palestine, April 29, 2020. | Photo: EFE Previous Next Published 30 April 2020 (4 hours 53 minutes ago) 1 Comments Comments Increases text size - Decreases text size Opinion Bolivian Soldiers Interview: “A Little Piece of Heaven in Bolivia” by Cindy Forster Social Distancing = Communism: this is the ideological angle of Trump’s most belligerent storm-troopers. 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India Against Kashmiri Journalists Send Others at Sword's... by Amir Malik teleSUR Newsletter teleSUR Get our newsletter delivered directly to your inbox I have already subscribed | Do not show this message again Videos TelesurTelesur A New Honduran Migrant Caravan in 2020 Estefanía Bravo TelesurTelesur Things Are Tense on the Streets of Quito as Night Falls on the City Iain Bruce TelesurTelesur People’s Republic of China Turns 70 Estefanía Bravo TelesurTelesur Pro-gun Control Demonstrations Take Place in Washington DC Jorge Gestoso This war crime is part of a long list of Israeli attacks on the sovereignty of the Palestinian people. Israel's plan to annex the West Bank is a war crime and a flagrant violation of international law, Arab League foreign ministers said Thursday. RELATED: Israeli Forces Detain Palestinian Governor of Jerusalem The Arab League's statement followed a video conference between ministers of the organization on Thursday. The decisions of the Palestinian State will be supported by the League, through its political, legal and financial resources. The Israeli plan is simply a crime of annexation, the organization said in a resolution issued after the video conference. The extraordinary meeting of Arab League foreign ministers was convened after Israel signed an agreement that seeks to accelerate plans to annex the West Bank in the coming months. "This war crime is part of a long list of Israeli attacks on the sovereignty of the Palestinian people," the resolution said. Among this list of crimes, the Arab League recalled "the occupation of Palestinian land in 1967 by the Israeli government, including north of the Dead Sea and the territories where Israeli settlements are located." The extraordinary meeting of the organization's foreign ministers also discussed rising tensions in Lebanon "These escalations raise extreme concerns and worries," Deputy Secretary General Hossam Zaki said. He added that Lebanon's financial, economic and banking crisis requires decisive and immediate treatment, the ministers agreed. Tags Arab League Palestine West Bank Israel Lebanon People Hossam Zaki Xinhua - Ansamed by teleSUR/ age-la Related News In Tel Aviv, Israeli media reported that about 2,000 demonstrators took part in the protest. Israel: Thousands Demonstrate Against Netanyahu-Gantz Coalition The U.S. has been enforcing pro-Israel policies over the past three years, in total disregard with international consensus. Annexation of the West Bank Is up to Israel: US State Secretary Israel has been governed for more than a year by a caretaker government. Netanyahu and Gantz Fail Again: No Unity Gov't in Israel A woman wearing face mask crosses a street in Tehran, Iran, April 13, 2020. COVID-19 Mideast Updates: Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Israel
Israel's plan to annex the West Bank is a war crime and a flagrant violation of international law, Arab League foreign ministers said Thursday, following a video conference between ministers of the organization.

The decisions of the Palestinian State will be supported by the League, through its political, legal and financial resources.

The Israeli plan is simply a crime of annexation, the organization said in a resolution issued after the video conference.

The extraordinary meeting of Arab League foreign ministers was convened after Israel signed an agreement that seeks to accelerate plans to annex the West Bank in the coming months.

"This war crime is part of a long list of Israeli attacks on the sovereignty of the Palestinian people," the resolution said.

Among this list of crimes, the Arab League recalled "the occupation of Palestinian land in 1967 by the Israeli government, including north of the Dead Sea and the territories where Israeli settlements are located." 

The extraordinary meeting of the organization's foreign ministers also discussed rising tensions in Lebanon

"These escalations raise extreme concerns and worries," Deputy Secretary General Hossam Zaki said.

He added that Lebanon's financial, economic and banking crisis requires decisive and immediate treatment, the ministers agreed.

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