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The members of the Arab Ministerial Committee in charge of international action to confront illegal Israeli policies and measures in the occupied city of Jerusalem condemned in the strongest terms the Israeli occupation government’s setting a dangerous precedent by holding its meeting on Sunday, in a tunnel illegally dug along the western wall of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, a few days after Its approval of its sponsorship of the so-called march of condemned flags that stormed the neighborhoods of the Old City of Jerusalem under the protection of the occupation forces.
The committee affirmed that such provocative and illegal actions are null and void, and have no legal effect.
The members of the committee stressed the importance of continuing and concerted Arab efforts to protect the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Islamic and Christian holy sites in the occupied city of Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Palestine.
The Chairman of the Arab Ministerial Committee in charge of international action to confront illegal Israeli policies and measures in the occupied city of Jerusalem, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs Ayman Safadi, made contacts with the foreign ministers of the member states of the Committee to discuss the dangerous developments in the occupied city of Jerusalem.
Al-Safadi stressed the importance of supporting the steadfastness of the Palestinian Jerusalemites in the face of aggressive Israeli policies and practices aimed at controlling the city, changing its Arab, Islamic and Christian character and identity, changing the existing historical and legal status in it, and imposing the temporal and spatial division on the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque / Al-Qudsi Al-Sharif.
Committee members affirmed support for the Hashemite Custodianship over Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem, and its role in protecting its Arab, Islamic and Christian identity, as well as support for the Jerusalem Committee and the Muslim House of Money Agency.
The members of the Committee called on the international community and the Security Council to put pressure on Israel, the occupying power, to stop these Israeli violations aimed at changing the legal and historical status quo in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif, which would push the situation in the region to further deterioration, holding Israel responsible. full account of the results of its provocative actions.
After consultations conducted by the Kingdom's delegation accredited to the League of Arab States in Cairo with the delegates of the member states of the Committee, the member states stressed the need to activate efforts aimed at achieving a comprehensive, just and lasting peace on the basis of international law and relevant United Nations resolutions, the Arab Peace Initiative and the two-state solution, which guarantees The embodiment of an independent, sovereign, geographically contiguous and viable Palestinian state on the lines of June 4, 1967 with East Jerusalem as its capital, and stopping all illegal Israeli measures that undermine this solution.
The members of the Committee appreciated the positions of the countries that expressed their rejection and condemnation of the provocative and aggressive Israeli storming of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and which affirmed their positions refusing to change the existing legal and historical status in the Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem, foremost of which is the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque / Al-Qudsi Al-Sharif.
The UAE, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Qatar, Egypt and Morocco are members of the committee, and Al-Safadi communicated with the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Aboul Gheit.