Israel defies peace agreements, disrespects int’l law: Palestinian PM

He made the remarks during the annual grape festival held in the West Bank city of Hebron, urging the Israeli government to stop all its violations in the Palestinian territories
Palestinian PM Mohammed Ishtaye
Palestinian PM Mohammed IshtayeIANS

RAMALLAH: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye has accused Israel of defying all the signed peace agreements and disregarding international law.

He made the remarks during the annual grape festival held in the West Bank city of Hebron, urging the Israeli government to stop all its violations in the Palestinian territories, according to a Palestinian statement on Saturday.

"The occupation (Israel) violates all the signed peace agreements with disrespect and does not respect the law and international legitimacy," Ishtaye was quoted as saying.

Meanwhile, the Palestinian premier announced that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is on his way to participate in the meetings of the UN General Assembly, adding that "his message to the world that all Israel's unilateral measures must stop".

On Saturday, the Israeli army dispersed a demonstration against Israeli settlement and land confiscation in the Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, and arrested three demonstrators, according to official Palestinian sources and eyewitnesses as quoted by Xinhua news agency report.

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