Translate

September 16, 2016

U.N. Special Coordinator Sounds the Alarm

29 August 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov

Mr. President, Members of the Security Council,

With no prospect for resuming negotiations in sight, developments on the ground continue to undermine an already precarious situation. Illegal settlement construction advances, Gaza remains beyond the control of the legitimate Palestinian authority and the political leadership on both sides continues to shy away from the steps that are necessary for peace. This is the reality which continues to erode trust in the prospect of a two-state solution, the constituency for which is dwindling both in Israel and Palestine.

For the rest, click here.

No comments: