UN, 19 October. / TASS /. Russia stands for the earliest possible launch of direct Palestinian-Israeli negotiations to make efforts to achieve a settlement on an internationally recognized basis. Dmitry Polyansky, First Deputy Security Council at the UN, spoke about this on Tuesday at the Security Protocol.
“A sustainable solution to the problem of stability in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip does not diminish, exacerbating the problems of maintenance.” cessation of the impact of the humanitarian movement, the Palestinians, resuscitation of the peace process. “” Against this background, unilateral actions, fraught with dangerous consequences, continue – the expropriation and destruction of Palestinian property, the construction of settlements, including plans for development in the occupied Syrian Golan, arbitrary arrests, violation of the status of holy places , violence, – the diplomat drew attention. the importance of considering Israel’s security interests. “
In this regard, Russia “confirms the call from provocative actions and unilateral steps.” According to Polyansky, international cooperation and joint steps to advance the Middle East settlement. Moscow sees the main recommendation for the coming period of humanitarian aid to all those affected and in need in the Gaza Strip.
According to the Russian diplomat, the entire range of final status issues should be resolved in direct consultations between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
A permanent member of the Security Council and international mediators, Russia is ready to make efforts to achieve achievements on an internationally recognized basis of UN decisions, the Madrid principles, and the Arab peace initiative. an independent, sovereign and territorially continuous Palestinian state within the 1967 borders with the capital in East Jerusalem, “he said.
Russia partners in the Quartet (UN, EU and US) to intensify interaction on these issues. “We held another virtual meeting of the special representatives on October 14 and their involvement in the efforts of the Quartet.”