The Bruneian

Brunei addresses concerns on violence against Palestinia­ns in Jerusalem


Brunei Darussalam expresses grave concern over the recent developmen­ts, carried out by the Israelis, targeting Palestinia­n civilians at the Al-Aqsa Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan.

In a release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), the sultanate recalled the Joint Leaders

Statement of Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia and Malaysia on the escalation of violence by Israelis in the occupied Palestinia­n territory issued on 16 May 2021.

“We reiterate our condemnati­on in the strongest terms of the repeated blatant violations of the Palestinia­n’s human rights and dignity as well as the continuing deplorable actions by the

Occupying Power that go against internatio­nal law. We join the internatio­nal community in calling on the Occupying Power to cease all forms of aggression­s, atrocities and unfair practices against the Palestinia­ns,” read the statement.

Brunei Darussalam will continue to support all efforts in finding a comprehens­ive and lasting peace on the basis of the two-state solution, continued MFA.

“We reiterate our solidarity with the Palestinia­n people, including their rights to self-determinat­ion and the creation of an independen­t and sovereign State of Palestine, based on the pre-1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital,” it concluded.

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Image: Shuttersto­ck

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