Palestine calls on world to intervene to stop Israeli settlements

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Palestine calls on world to intervene to stop Israeli settlements

In this Feb 14, 2022 file photo, Palestinians inspect damage after Israeli forces destroyed part of the residence in the village of Silat al-Harithiya near the flashpoint town of Jenin in the West Bank. JAAFAR ASHTIYEH AFP RAMALLAH Palestine called for international intervention to stop the expansion of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and protect the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The international community must intervene to stop Israel from confiscating land, demolishing homes, burning trees, and destroying infrastructure in the Palestinian territories, the Palestinian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

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The Israeli measures turn any conversations, positions, or visions related to peace based on the two-state solution into a mirage and unrealistic dreams, which are difficult to achieve, the statement said.

Israel has built dozens of settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories in violation of international law.