Iraq condemns unilateral Israeli moves in Jerusalem

Cairo, Iraq has reiterated its rejection to all unilateral Israeli actions in occupied Jerusalem and emphasized its unwavering support to the Arab joint action framework to meet the aspirations of the Arab peoples.

Ambassador Ahmad Dulaimi, the Permanent Representative of Iraq to the Arab League, chairman of the 152th Session of the council of the pan-Arab organization, said on Sunday that the Palestinian issue will remain the central cause of the Arab countries, calling for the international community to shoulder its responsibilities to end the Israeli occupation and set up an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Dulaimi called for avoiding policies of escalation and foreign intervention in the internal affairs of other states; and to meet the legitimate aspirations of the people in the region and pooling effort to combat terrorism and cross-border crime.

Source: Jordan News Agency