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Jordan welcomes UN vote, calls for joint action to resolve conflict

By JT - Dec 22,2017 - Last updated at Dec 22,2017

AMMAN — Jordan on Thursday hailed the UN General Assembly's resolution rejecting the US administration’s unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel and plan to relocate the US embassy to the holy city, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The General Assembly voted with a majority of 128 votes for the resolution, which was submitted by Yemen as the head of the Arab coalition, and Turkey on behalf of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, while nine states voted against, and 35 countries abstained.

Yemen’s envoy delivered the Arab coalition's speech where he stressed the bloc's rejection of the US decision, and its support of the right of the Palestinian people to sovereignty on all occupied Palestinian lands of 1967.

State Minister for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani said that the resolution reflects the international community’s determination to ensure the illegality of any measure that targets the status quo of the holy city.

Momani, who is also the government’s spokesperson, said that the international law recognises East Jerusalem as an occupied land and that the key to peace is Jerusalem being the capital of the Palestinian state within the pre-1967 lines.

Momani called on the international community to jointly work for a resolution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the two-state formula and in line with the relevant international legitimacy resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative, underlining peace as an Arab strategic choice.

On behalf of the Arab coalition at the UN General Assembly, Yemen’s Ambassador to the UN Khaled Al Yamani praised Jordan’s efforts under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah, the Custodian of the Holy Sites in occupied Jerusalem, and his endeavours in dealing with Israeli measures.

He condemned the Israeli policies, practices and plans aimed at annexing occupied East Jerusalem, changing its Arab character and its demographic structure, and attempts to change the historical and legal status of the Islamic and Christian sites, including Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif.

 

In this regard, he expressed the Arab coalition’s appreciation for the role played by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in addressing all these illegal measures as custodians of the holy sites in the city.

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YES I CAN SEE LOTS OF ANGERS BOILLING ALL OVER THE PLACE BUT SHOULD NEVER CROSS THE LINE OF VIOLENCE. PEOPLE HAVE THEIR RIGHTS TO VENT THEIR ANGERS BUT SHOULD DO SO WITH PEACE AND STABILIY AT HEART. THE LOOSERS IN ALL THESE CEAZY DUMMY RULES OF LAW WILL BE THOSE WHO CAN NOT SEE THE UN VOTES AND MAKE MOCKRY OF ITS VIOLATIONS AND PREACH TO THEM THAT PEACE IS THE KEY TO STABILITY. IN THE LONG RUN AND AT THE END OF THE DAY, THERE WILL BE A TWO STATE SOLUTION AND WEST JERUSALEM WILL BE THE CAPITAL OF THE JEWISH STATE WHILE THE EAST JERUSALEN WILL BE THE CAPITAL OF THE PALESTINIAN STATE SO ALL THESE SIDE SHOWS OF POLITICAL CRAZINESS WILL ALL COME TO PASS AS IT SHOULD AND SO MY FRIENDS, ALL FORMS OF VIOLENCE MUST BE AVOIDED. MATURITY AND STATESMANSHIP LIKE THOSE HIS LATE MAJESTY, PRESIDENT CARTER, THE LATE PRIMINISTER OF ISRAEL, SADDAT AND THE REST SHOULD TEACH US ALL A GOOD LEASON. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH MY FRIENDS SO LET US SHOW MATURITY AND EMULATE THE HEROS OF HISTORY.

If they're going to vote out their wellness and well-being sabotagers in the knesset, then we have to weed them out too.

I wholeheartedly am against the Trumpa administration's wreckless handling of the Israel-Palestine dilemma. I was totally for a two state solution and two part Jerusalem, but this and other Trump antics has driven me to extermism and recoursed my agendas and has sent me into a state of inconsiderate and lawless jihadidom with no consideration for innocent Jewish and American life. What was one a tipid state of existence between Jews and Arabs in Palestine has unfolded into a state wreckless well-being sabotage wars between Trump, Jews, Arabs, and Americans. Unfortunately, we Palestinians are better equipped and skilled to handle the matter than we were during the 90's intifada, and will hold no reservation to executing sensitive high profile strikes on sensitive Israeli installations and will hold with no reservation and with full warrant and determination accountability directly on the Israeli government by executing high profile single-strike mass death and casualty strategies affective in the orders of tens of thousands of Israeli lives lost per strike to ensure the justice satisfactions and retaliation impact wellbeings of our people and nation. What was once a matter of nationalism and pragmatism attempts has soured into full scale strategy offensives with mass death and doom fates for the Jews.

The decision of Donald Trump is atrocious. Unilateral and audacious. East Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine. We in India will support it. Israel should end its illegal occupation of the PT and stop building new settlements. From the Quartet, the US should be removed. The UN resolution should be imposed on Israel to vacate East Jerusalem and let peace prevail in Palestine.

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