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UN: Organisation 'regrets' US policy shift on Israeli settlements - UN spokesperson

United Nations, New York City
November 19, 2019 at 22:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

A UN spokesperson said that the organisation "regrets" the change of US' approach to Israeli settlements in the West Bank, speaking at the UN headquarters in New York City on Tuesday. Earlier, US Secretary Mike Pompeo said that the country would no longer consider such West Bank settlements "illegal."

Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric mentioned Resolution 2334 saying the document remained the UN's "guiding light."

"We remain committed to supporting the Palestinians and Israelis to achieve lasting and durable peace based on those resolutions," he stressed.

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A UN spokesperson said that the organisation "regrets" the change of US' approach to Israeli settlements in the West Bank, speaking at the UN headquarters in New York City on Tuesday. Earlier, US Secretary Mike Pompeo said that the country would no longer consider such West Bank settlements "illegal."

Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric mentioned Resolution 2334 saying the document remained the UN's "guiding light."

"We remain committed to supporting the Palestinians and Israelis to achieve lasting and durable peace based on those resolutions," he stressed.

Mandatory credit: UN TV

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