Secretary of the Executive Committee of the PLO, Dr. Saeb Erekat, confirmed that the recent international positions, especially the message sent by members of Congress, warns of the escalation of settler attacks and the decisions of the emergency conference, to the foreign ministers of Islamic Cooperation, the European position, and the positions of Russia and China, Confirms that Palestine was able to mobilize an international coalition, supportive of our cause.
In an interview, Erekat called on the Arab countries to provide a financial safety net for Palestine, as a temporary loan of $100 million a month, so that you can face the challenges facing our issue, noting that Palestine has asked the European Union for an official European position, confirming the imposition of sanctions on Israel, if it implements the annexation plan, in addition to recognizing the Palestinian state, considering that whoever wants a two-state solution must recognize the state of Palestine.
Erekat described the European Court of Human Rights decision regarding members of the boycott movement historically and said: It is the one who deserves condemnation, who commits crimes, occupation, and settlement, and works by annexation, and not who works to stop crimes by peaceful means, in reference to an earlier decision of a French court, It condemned a number of members of the boycott movement.
Erekat pointed out that President Mahmoud Abbas assigned Ambassador Riyadh Mansour the representative of Palestine to the United Nations to launch the formation of an international coalition. To confront the Israeli annexation plan for the United Nations General Assembly, in addition to raising the level of representation of the Security Council meeting scheduled for the 24th of this month; to be at the level of foreign ministers, not delegates.
Erekat explained that Palestine also asked the European Union to help cover the financial deficit of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and to be part of an international coalition to hold a peace conference conducive to ending the occupation, establishing a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders, resolving the refugee issue, and releasing prisoners.