MSD praised the serious role played by the EU to press toward stopping the settlement’s expansion and the settlers’ attacks in the city of Jerusalem, and appreciated the EU position in considering Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state.
In turn, MSD praised the EU diplomatic efforts to warn Israel from the consequences of continuing to impose its policies that aim to Judaizating the city. And addressing the settlers violence attacks specially those engage in violence acts and preventing them from entering the European Union, and strengthening the presence of the Palestinian Authority in Jerusalem.
MSD also valued the interest of the EU in the prisoners issue and their demands for the release of those detained since before the Oslo agreement, and also valued its interest in the issue of threatening the civil institutions in Jerusalem.
MSD also commended the EU report entitled “Jerusalem 2011” which touched a number of pressing issues in the city such as the issue of procedures for the registration of children, and the policy of passing the Israeli vision in the Palestinian curriculum taught in Jerusalem schools by monitoring the books and changing the content.
In turn, MSD appreciates the European diplomatic attention in the issue of Jerusalem which remains currently under the occupation attacks on several levels which require vigorous follow-up from various international and Palestinian parties to stop the attacks and the Israeli violations of Palestinian rights in Jerusalem, and to strengthen the identity of the Palestinian city.
MSD also calls all the state of the EU to continue its pressure on the State of the Israeli occupation and to adopt of the proposals contained in its report on the ground and to respond quickly to the risks in which the city of Jerusalem lives under by all available means.