Malaysian groups denounce 'Deal of Century'

Rabu, 12 Februari 2020 7:48:03 PG

A coalition of Malaysian organizations, led by Al-Quds Foundation Malaysia under the name "Save Al-Quds", on Friday held a press conference in Kuala Lumpur to voice their rejection of the US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, known as the "Deal of the Century".

The coalition said that Trump's deal constitutes a blatant violation of the legitimate rights of the Palestinians, especially the right of sovereignty and return, and supports Israeli apartheid in the Palestinian territories.

Expressing solidarity with Palestinians, the coalition called for a concerted effort by the international community to stop the proposed deal from being materialized.

The group urged the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the Arab League, the Non-Aligned Movement, and other international forums to act against the deal which, they said, is aimed at completely dropping the rights of the Palestinian people.

They also called on the Malaysian government to push for the UN to convene an emergency meeting as soon as possible to condemn this deal.

For his part, chairman of Al-Quds Foundation Malaysia Sharif Abu Shammala said that the US so-called "peace plan" is clearly aimed at liquidating the Palestinian cause, adding that the Palestinians want an independent state "from the river to the sea".

Abu Shammala thanked the Malaysian organizations taking part in the event and the Malaysian people for their incessant support for the Palestinian people and their struggle against the occupation.