The Question of Palestine and the United Nations (Revised by United Nations

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The problem of Palestine has drawn loads of realization of the foreign group and the United international locations for a few years. This revised variation of the book highlights the occasions and milestones during the finish of 2007. This 12 months marks the twentieth anniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian emerging opposed to Israeli profession. The e-book describes the historical past of the query of Palestine, the function of the United international locations and the quest for peace, and illustrates the paintings of the United international locations in the direction of an everlasting cost.

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The Council considered the matter again on subsequent occasions, but adjourned each time without taking a decision. The recommendations were, however, endorsed by the General Assembly in 1976 and in subsequent years. The Assembly also requested the Committee to keep the situation relating to the question of Palestine under review and to report and make recommendations to the General Assembly or the Security Council. The Committee was also mandated to promote thegreatestpossible disseminationof informationon its recommendations through non-governmental organizations and other appropriate means.

It cautioned that a'ktate of scattered territories will not work': After the London meeting, the SecretaryGeneral visited the region for further talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Israel withdrew its forces from the West Bank towns of Jericho and Tulkarm. In April, the Quartet appointed the former president of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn, as its"special envoy for Gaza disengagement'; with parr of his mission being to facilitate the handover of economic assets, including such infrastructure as agricultural greenhouses in the evacuated Gaza seulements, to the Palestinian authorities.

Both sides, however, renewed their commitment to continue negotiations with a view to concluding an agreement as soon as possible. With peace taks stymied, the situation on the ground quickly deteriorated. Thequestion ofpalestine and the United Nations The k o n d (AI-Aqsa) Intlfada' At the end of September 2000, a new wave of protests and violence began in the occupied Palestinian territory after the leader of the opposition in Israel, Ariel Sharon (who would later become Prime Minister), visited the sacred Temple MountIHaram alShatif compound in Jerusalem under heavy police escort on 28 September.

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