Kuwait’s position emerged in a speech delivered by the Interim Chargé d’Affaires to the Permanent Delegation of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations, Plenipotentiary Minister Badr Al-Munaikh, prior to the session of the UN Security Council open to discussion on the Middle East region, including the Palestinian question.
Al-Munaikh said: “The international community has followed with great concern the dangerous escalation of the Palestinian territories following the crimes and attacks committed by Israel against the Palestinian people. We have all watched, with regret, the assault by the occupation forces. Al-Aqsa Mosque a few days ago and attacks the faithful.
He explained that the state of Kuwait reiterates its strong condemnation and denunciation of the Israeli occupation forces who stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque and attacked the faithful and all defenseless civilians, considering these attacks as a provocation to the sentiments of Muslims and a weakening of freedom of worship in Al-Aqsa Mosque. .
He invited the international community, in in particular the Security Council, to play its role in holding the Israeli occupation forces fully accountable for the repercussions of continuing such illegal and provocative crimes and practices in Jerusalem and Haram al-Sharif and for the violations against the defenseless Palestinian people and their earth and holiness, and the importance of collective action in order to intensify international efforts to restore global calm and focus on opportunities to revive pace in Middle East.