Zhang Jun, China’s permanent representative to the United Nations, on Monday, August 8, stated that The UN resolutions have not been implemented effectively, and the Palestinian people’s right to independence and statehood has been repeatedly violated.
During an emergency meeting held by the UN Security Council to discuss the situation in Gaza, the Chinese envoy expressed China’s appreciation for the efforts made for reaching a truce in the Gaza Strip.“ The efforts for the cease-fire agreement reached between “Israel” and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad on Sunday are highly appreciated by China,” Zhang said.
“Reaching a cease-fire agreement is only the beginning,” He added, calling the international community to take a long-term perspective, tackle the root causes of the problem, conduct diplomatic efforts with a sense of urgency, reverse the negative trends on the ground, and revive the peace process as soon as possible.
In addition, he called for substantive steps to advance the “two-state solution so that the Palestinian people can fully enjoy their rights and a comprehensive. “The council should adopt effective measures against all disruptions, and bring hope and justice back to the people of Palestine,” said Zhang.
On August 5, the Israeli occupation launched 3-day-deadly aggression against the Gaza Strip, leaving 47 Palestinians killed, and hundreds injured. The Gaza Strip has been under a land, air, and sea blockade for 15 years, during which Israel waged 4 deadly wars murdering thousands of Palestinian civilians.