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Salam Fayyad called the decision an affirmation of the international importance of the holy city of Bethlehem and said it gave hope to the Palestinian people of the inevitability a victory for their cause.
“It’s time for UN agencies to uphold its political, legal, cultural, and ethical responsibilities and put an end to what the Palestinian people are suffering, and (rescue) its cultural heritage from the Israeli occupation’s aggression.”
He added that “the international community should take serious responsibility to ensure ending the Israeli occupation on our land since 1967 and to enable the Palestinian people to achieve self-determination.”
Fayyad stressed that Bethlehem, Jerusalem and all Palestinian lands are symbols of coexistence and tolerance.