Palestinian PM Says Israel Defies Peace Agreements, Disrespects Int’l Law
RAMALLAH, Sept 18 (NNN-WAFA) – Palestinian Prime Minister, Mohammed Ishtaye, yesterday, accused Israel of defying all the signed peace agreements and disregarding international law.
He made the remarks during the annual grape festival, held in the West Bank city of Hebron, urging the Israeli government to stop all its violations in Palestinian territories, according to a Palestinian statement.
“The occupation (Israel), violates all the signed peace agreements with disrespect, and does not respect the law and international legitimacy,” Ishtaye was quoted as saying.
Meanwhile, the Palestinian premier announced that, Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, is on his way to participate in the meetings of the UN General Assembly, adding that, “his message to the world is that, all Israel’s unilateral measures must stop.”
Yesterday, the Israeli army dispersed a demonstration against Israeli settlement and land confiscation in the Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, and arrested three demonstrators, according to official Palestinian sources and eyewitnesses.