Indonesian SCM appreciates the stance of Vatican on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

January 26th, 2017 2:53 pm

The National Executive Comittee Of Indonesia Student Christian Movement Appreciating the Vatican Stance against Palestine, ”Trump Should Attend Pope’s attitude.”

Earlier this year, the world community to hear good news from the Holy See, which at the beginning of this month, the Palestinian embassy was officially opened at the Vatican. The opening of the Palestinian embassy official in the Vatican shows Pope Francis attitude that recognizes the Palestinian state and support the policy of two state solution as the best path to peace between the two countries.

In response, The National Executive Comittee of Indonesia Student Christian Movement looked Vatican policy indicates that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not a religious conflict, but an issue of peace and sovereignty.

According to the chairman of The National Executive Comittee of Indonesia Student Christian Movement ‘Mr. Sahat Sinurat’, all countries in the world including the United States through a new process of leadership change must still try to realize the two-state solution to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We recommend that the countries in the world, including the United States does not make foreign policy that is contrary to the policy of a two-state solution in order not to worsen the diplomatic process that is already running for this. January 22, 2017.

”The UN and member states should be able to ensure adherence to UN Security Council Resolution issued by the 15 member countries related to the termination of expansion of Israeli settlements on Palestinian land.” This resolution is important because it supported an important step to realize the achievement of a two-state solution policy, he explained.

‘Sahat Sinurat’ also said, that the Government of Indonesia with a line of foreign policy such as that embodied in the preamble of the 1945 Constitution, should be actively involved in the settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by peaceful means.

In this case The National Executive Comittee of Indonesia Student Christian Movement will support any positive steps the government with regard to the issue of Palestine. Independence and peace is the right of every nation that should be cherished and fought for.

It is important for the world community to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by peaceful means.

It is the right of the Palestinians to be able to enjoy the freedom and peace are essential, so that the Palestinian government can focus on thinking about how to promote justice and prosperity for all Palestinians, said Sahat.

Translators : Ruben F. D. Oratmangun (Secretary of International Affairs of Indonesia SCM)

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