Joint Arab-Islamic Summit Calls for Breaking Siege Imposed on Gaza Strip, Immediate Entry of Humanitarian Aid -1-

The Arab-Islamic Summit stressed support for the legal and political initiatives of the State of Palestine to hold the officials of the Israeli occupation authorities responsible for their crimes against the Palestinian people, including the advisory opinion process of the International Court of Justice and allowing the investigation committee established by the decision of the Human Rights Council to investigate these crimes without obstruction.

The final communique of the summit called for releasing all prisoners, detainees and civilians, condemning the abhorrent crimes committed by the colonial occupation authorities against thousands of Palestinian prisoners, and called on all concerned countries and international organizations to put pressure to stop these crimes and prosecute their perpetrators.

The communique stressed the need of requesting the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to complete investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the Israel occupation against Palestinian people in all the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem.

The leaders underscored the need for the international community to act immediately to launch a serious and real peace process to impose peace on the basis of a two-state solution that meets all the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, especially their right to establish their independent, sovereign state along the lines of June 4, 1967, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

They called for holding an international conference for peace as soon as possible through which a reliable peace process is launched based on international law, international legitimacy’s resolutions and the principles of “Land for Peace”, within a specific time framework and with international guarantees leading to the end of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories occupied in 1967, Including East Jerusalem, the occupied Syrian Golan, Shebaa Farms, the Kafr Shuba hills, and the outskirts of the Lebanese town of al-Mari, according to the communique.

The leaders stressed the need to enable international humanitarian organizations to play their role in providing humanitarian and relief aid to the Palestinian people, including United Nations organizations, especially the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), and to support its efforts in this regard.

The communique called on member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the League of Arab States to exert diplomatic, political and legal pressure and take any deterrent measures to stop the crimes of the colonial occupation authorities against humanity. (MORE)

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