Palestine : EU issues statement to recall its position regarding changes to pre-1967 borders

12-09-2019
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The Office of the EU Representative in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has published the following statement on its Facebook page:

“As reaffirmed in numerous Foreign Affairs Council conclusions, the EU will not recognise any changes to the pre-1967 borders including with regard to Jerusalem, other than those agreed by the parties. The policy of settlement construction and expansion, including in East Jerusalem, is illegal under international law and its continuation, and actions taken in this context, undermine the viability of the two-state solution and the prospects for a lasting peace.”

 

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The Office of the European Union Representative (West Bank and Gaza Strip, UNRWA)