Veuillez remplir ce champ

Rezolucije EP-a

Resolution on the threat of demolition of Khan al-Ahmar and other Bedouin villages

The European Parliament adopted by 320 votes to 277 with 34 abstentions a resolution on Khan al-Ahmar and other Bedouin villages.

The resolution was tabled by the S&D, ALDE, Greens/EFA, and GUE/NGL groups.

Members called for the Israeli government to shelve the relocation plan that would lead to the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar and the forcible transfer of its population to another location. They joined their call to those of the VP/HR, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom in this matter and considered it of the utmost importance that the EU continue to speak with one voice, and to remain steadfast on the issue. Parliament recalled that the Israeli army has issued demolition orders for all structures in the village of Khan al-Ahmar, which is made up of 32 families, and 173 persons in total, including 92 minors. The village is one of the 46 Bedouin communities that the UN considers to be at high risk of forcible transfer in the central West Bank.

Compensation:

Situation in Gaza Strip

Parliament noted the violence following the Great March of Return, a six-week weekly mass protest, which began on 30 March 2018 in the Gaza Strip, organised by civil society groups, during which close to 30 Palestinians have been killed and more than 2 000 have been wounded, including many children and women. It supported the calls for independent investigations into these violent events, and that the intentional use of lethal force against protesters who do not pose an imminent threat to life or serious injury violates international human rights law and in the context of occupation is a serious breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Parliament took note of the Fact-Finding Assessment Mechanism established by the Israel Defence Forces to review IDF actions.

Members called for utmost restraint and stated [...]

Achieving the two-state solution in the Middle East

The European Parliament adopted a resolution on achieving the two-state solution in the Middle East.

The text adopted in plenary was tabled by the EPP, S&D, ECR, ALDE and Greens/EFA and other groups.

Recalling that achieving peace in the Middle East remains a key priority for the international community, Parliament reiterated its strong support for the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the basis of the 1967 borders, with Jerusalem as the capital of both states, with the secure State of Israel and an independent, democratic, contiguous and viable Palestinian State living side by side in peace and security.

Members strongly opposed all actions that undermine the viability of the two-state solution. They condemned all acts of violence, acts of terrorism against Israelis.

Stressing that settlements are illegal under international law, Parliament condemned the continuation of, and called on the Israeli authorities to immediately halt and reverse, the settlement policy.

Decision on the denomination of an interparliamentary delegation

Intro: MEPs are voting a resolution in Strasbourg EP Chamber Intro: MEPs are voting a resolution in Strasbourg EP Chamber
Intro: MEPs are voting a resolution in Strasbourg EP Chamber
The European Parliament decided, by 344 votes to 282, with 35 abstentions, that its delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council shall be renamed "Delegation for relations with Palestine".

Escalation of violence between Israel and Palestine

Wall painting with the Church of the Holy Speulchre Wall painting with the Church of the Holy Speulchre
Wall painting with the Church of the Holy Speulchre © European Parliament
The European Parliament adopted by 459 to 113 votes with 60 abstentions a resolution on the escalation of violence between Israel and Palestine.

The resolution was tabled by the EPP, S&D, ECR, and ALDE groups.

It called for an end to rocket attacks on Israel from the Gaza Strip, which Hamas and other armed groups must cease immediately, and for an end to the Israeli military action against Gaza.

Parliament recalled that direct peace talks between the parties had stalled and all recent efforts to resume negotiations have failed.

Denouncing both the murders of the three Israeli teenagers on 12 June and the Palestinian teenager on 2 July 2014, Members stressed the need for all sides fully to respect international humanitarian law, and said that there could be no justification for the deliberate targeting of innocent civilians, which was a war crime in international law, and for the destruction of civilian infrastructure[...]

Previous EP resolutions on Palestine (2009-2014)

Recognition of Palestine statehood

The European Parliament adopted by 498 votes to 88, with 111 abstentions, a resolution on recognition of Palestine statehood.

The resolution was tabled by the EPP, GUE/NGL, ALDE, S&D and Greens/EFA groups.

Members stated their support in principle recognition of Palestinian statehood and the two state solution, and felt that these should go hand in hand with advanced peace talks. They decided to launch a 'Parliamentarians for Peace' initiative aiming to bring together cross-party Members of European, Israeli and Palestinian Parliaments to help advance an agenda for peace and to complement EU diplomatic efforts.

Parliament also reiterated its strong support for the two-state solution on the basis of the 1967 borders, with Jerusalem as the capital of both states, with the secure State of Israel and an independent, democratic, contiguous and viable Palestinian State living side by side in peace and security.

It underlined that settlements were illegal[...]

The EU's role in the Middle East peace process

The European Parliament adopted by 525 votes to 70, with 31 abstentions, a resolution on the EU's role in the Middle East peace process.

The text adopted in plenary was tabled by the EPP, S&D, ECR, ALDE, GUE/NGL, Greens/EFA groups.

Renew the peace process: deeply concerned at the persisting stalemate in the Middle East peace process, Parliament called for the resumption of credible peace efforts without delay whilst underlining the fact that any lasting solution to the conflict can only be achieved in a regional context.

Members called on both Israelis and Palestinians to avoid steps which could spark further escalation, which could prejudge the outcome of negotiations.

Parliament reiterated its strong support for the two-state solution on the basis of the 1967 borders, with mutually agreed land swaps and Jerusalem as the capital of both states.

Members stressed that non-violent means and respect for human rights and humanitarian law are the only way to achieve [...]

Israel-Palestine after the Gaza war and the role of the EU

The European Parliament adopted by 447 votes to 143, with 41 abstentions, a resolution on Israel-Palestine after the Gaza war and the role of the EU.

The resolution was tabled by the S&D, ECR, EPP, and ALDE groups.

Parliament welcomed the ceasefire agreement brokered by Egypt, and supported the Egyptian authorities in their continued work with the Israelis and Palestinians in order to establish a long-term ceasefire, welcoming recent reports that the Egyptians are due to commence talks on a permanent ceasefire.

Parliament urged the EU and its Member States again to play a more active political role, also within the Quartet, in the efforts aimed at achieving a just and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians. It supported the High Representative in her efforts to create a credible perspective for re-launching the peace process.