Palestine to Sue Britain for Creation of Israel…

Palestinian authority president Mahmoud Abbas announced his intention to sue the British state for its part in helping to establish Israeli regime and its subsequent crimes against the Palestinian people.

The statement was made at the Arab League Summit this week in Mauritania by Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki in Abbas’ absence, Ria Novosti reported.Abbas’ statement called on other members of the Arab League to support Palestine in carrying out a lawsuit against the UK over the Balfour Declaration, which paved the way for the creation of Israel in 1948.

Mahmoud Abbas and his government pointed the finger at Britain for facilitating and ultimately supporting “Israeli crimes”.

He also said that the UK was one of the main parties responsible for the mass displacement of Palestinians in 1948.Foreign Minister al-Maliki told delegates at the summit that Palestine would be filing a lawsuit against Britain in the international court, but did not specify exactly when the government planned to do so.

Source: Farsnews


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