The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the Kingdom’s condemnation and rejection of the blatant incursion carried out by Israeli settlers into the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, amid the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, stressing that these practices undermine peace efforts and contradict international principles and norms in respect of religious sanctities.
The Ministry reaffirmed the Kingdom’s firm position in supporting all efforts aimed at ending the occupation and reaching a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue, enabling the Palestinian people to establish their independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital.
The vicinity of Al-Aqsa Mosque
It is noteworthy that the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs had expressed, last week, the Kingdom’s condemnation in the strongest terms of the decision taken by the occupying Israeli authorities to allow re-settlement in the areas of the northern West Bank in the sisterly State of Palestine.
The ministry expressed the Kingdom’s strong condemnation of this decision, which is a flagrant violation of all international laws, contributes to undermining regional and international peace efforts, obstructs paths of political solutions based on the Arab Peace Initiative, and guarantees the establishment of a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital, according to what it said. “SPA”.
This came after the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, allowed the return of Jewish settlers to four settlements in the occupied West Bank by amending a law passed in 2005, which ordered their evacuation from these settlements.