Egypt is concerned about Israel’s intention to demolish several villages in West Bank

Egypt expressed deep concern over the Israeli authorities’ intention to demolish a number of Palestinian villages in thearea of Masafer Yatta in the occupied West Bank and the consequent risk of expelling thousands of Palestinians from those villages.

In a statement today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it rejected reports of plans to build some 4,000 new settlement units in the occupied Palestinian territories, noting that these two steps represent a flagrant violation of international law and legitimacy decisions. international.

He stressed the outright condemnation of settlement policy in the Palestinian territories, either through the construction of new settlements or the expansion of existing ones, as well as the confiscation of land and the displacement of Palestinians, noting that the continuation of such unilateral measures leads to an increase in tension and tension helps fuel the cycle of violence and undermines opportunities Achieve a two-state solution and establish a pace fair and global in the region.