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ARAB ENVIRONMENT MINISTERS CONDEMN ISRAEL’S SYSTEMATIC SABOTAGE IN PALESTINE

CAIRO, Egypt, Nov 20 (NNN-MENA) – The Council of Arab Environment Ministers has condemned systematic sabotage committed by the Israeli occupation forces, against environment in the occupied territories.

At the conclusion of its 27th session on Thursday evening, the Council urged Arab countries to shed light on sabotage acts, committed by Israel, in the international and regional conference and meetings.

It also called on international and Arab organisations and countries, to carry out projects pertaining to environment preservation in Palestine, and help it join international environment conventions.

Conferees asked Palestine to prepare a draft resolution, calling for dispatching a UN mission, to evaluate the environment situation in the Gaza Strip, after the last aggression launched by Israel in 2014, to be submitted to the second session of the UN Environment Assembly.

They also called on Arab countries to organise events and celebrations on the occasion of Arab Environment Day, to brief the council’s technical secretariat on details in this regard.

Meanwhile, Director General and Board Chairman of the Environment Public Authority (EPA), Sheikh Abdullah Ahmad Al-Sabah, stressed the importance of Kuwait’s participation in meetings on supporting the joint Arab action in all fields, in particular environment.

Earlier today, he said, the State of Kuwait has been eager to secure the basic humanitarian needs of people across the world, in the event of crises and disasters.

He added that, Kuwait’s humanitarian response stems from commitment to humanitarian goals and values and international law.– NNN-MENA