Arab parliament discusses breaking Gaza siege

[ 18/09/2011 – 02:39 PM ]

CAIRO, (PIC)– Ali Salem Al-Dakbasi, the chairman of the Arab parliamentary union, has said that the parliament’s session in the period September 18-21 would deliberate means of busting the Gaza blockade.

He said that the APU would also debate backing international recognition of a Palestine state on 1967 borders in addition to means of pressuring Israel into releasing Palestinian lawmakers held in its jails.

Dakbasi said in a press release on Saturday that the Arab parliamentarians would look into the Belgian Senate’s decision to recognize the Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital.


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