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Guterres voices deep concern over ‘grim realities’ endured by Palestinians

SHAFAQNA- There is “a deep sense of worry about the grim realities” of life faced by Palestinian Territory, UN chief António Guterres said on Tuesday.

“Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the already dire humanitarian and socio-economic situation”said [1] at the meeting online marking the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, which was  on Sunday.

While noting that Israel’s suspension of West Bank annexation plans has removed a critical threat to peace and regional stability, he indicated that the expansion of settlement planning and construction continues.

He stressed that “Such actions are contrary to international law and undermine the prospects for the establishment of a viable, contiguous Palestinian state, UN News reported.