UNSC to discuss resolution for protection of Palestinian people

PNN/ New York/

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Monday will discuss a draft resolution to provide international protection for the Palestinian people.

The resolution was put forward by Kuwait’s permanent representative at the UN headquarters in New York, Ambassador Mansour Al Otaibi, and called calling for providing international protection to civilians in the occupied Palestinian territories including those in Gaza Strip.

Al Otaibi said in remarks carried by Kuwait news agency (KUNA), that the negotiations on the draft resolution would be scheduled on the level of experts next Monday. He added that the draft resolution called for providing international protection to occupied Palestinian territories in addition to the lifting of the blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip by Israel.

The document also encouraged intensifying UN efforts to de-escalate the situation in the region and reinforcing the respect of international and humanitarian laws, he said.