Tunisia: Occupied Territories - UNSC to Convene On Wedneday Afternoon At Tunisia's Request

South African demonstrators march to Parliament to protest against Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip.

Tunis/Tunisia — A high-level meeting will be held Wednesday afternoon at the request of Tunisia, UN Security Council non-permanent member, to discuss the latest developments in the occupied territories.

Tunisia had coordinated with the Palestinian side and the eight States supporting this request, to hold this meeting to arrange for this meeting to be held behind closed doors, Attaché at the Diplomatic department of the Presidency of the Republic Walid Hajjem affirmed to TAP.

Tunisia, an Arab member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) requested a meeting of the UNSC for May 10, in coordination with the Palestinian side and the support of China, current Chair of the Council, Norway, Ireland, Vietnam, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Niger.

The goal is to discuss the serious escalation following the occupation forces' attacks on the occupied Palestinian territories, especially Al-Quds, and the storming of the esplanade of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, according to a statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Tunisians Abroad released Saturday evening.

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