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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Int’l delegation in Gaza soon to issue declaration against blockade

[ 12/11/2011 - 08:29 AM ]

GAZA, (PIC)– About 200 parliamentary and political figures from different countries are expected to arrive in the besieged Gaza Strip on 21 November, according to a spokesman for the European campaign to end Gaza siege.

Spokesman for the campaign Rami Abdo told Al-Kitab satellite channel on Thursday that these figures would visit Gaza as one delegation to issue the universal declaration against Israel’s blockade on the Gaza Strip.

The delegation will represents all continents with participation from the US, South Africa, Europe, Asia and Arab countries, spokesman Abdo stated, adding that high-level officials from Arab revolutionary councils will be among the participants.

The international delegation will hold a special meeting with Palestinian lawmakers from Gaza and the West Bank during which a statement against Gaza siege and every blockade imposed on any nation will be read. The statement will be deposited later as a universal declaration with the UN human rights council.

The participants are due to flock from their countries into Cairo on 18 of this month before they enter Gaza on a three-day visit during which they will also meet with Palestinian officials and citizens.

Source and more at the Palestinian Information Center

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