DHAKA: Bangladesh in a statement reiterated its support to Palestine saying that Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories are illegal under international law.
Bangladesh foreign ministry issued the statement on Thursday (November 21).
According to the statement, Bangladesh is convinced that there is no ambiguity about illegal status of Israeli occupation and settlement activities in the Palestinian territories.
Bangladesh supports inalienable rights of the People of Palestine to their homeland and urges Israel to comply with the international law in this regard.
The statement read, the UN Security Council (UNSC), the UNGA, the HRC and the International Court of Justice have all confirmed that the construction and expansion of Israeli settlements and other settlement related activities in the Occupied Palestinian territories are illegal under international law.
Bangladesh assured of its unflinching support to Palestine and its territorial integrity as established through UNSC 242 and also other UNSC resolutions including UNSCR 338, 425, 1397, 1515 and 1544 and the principle of ‘land for peace.
BDST: 2014 HRS, NOV 21, 2019