16 February 2013

Egypt's UN Envoy: Israeli Forces Systematically Control Palestinian Water Resources

Addressing the UN Security Council meeting on Friday 15/2/2013, Egypt's permanent envoy to the UN Ambassador Moataz Ahmadein Khalil warned of illegal practices of the Israeli occupation forces controlling water resources in Palestinian territories.

"The continuing practices of the Israeli forces and Israeli settlers in the occupied territories are aimed to control Palestinian water resources and force Palestinians to move out of their agricultural lands", Khalil said.

Copyright © 2013 Egypt State Information Service. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.