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MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION
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3.3.2010
PE432.994v01-00
 
B7-0135/2010

to wind up the debate on statements by the Council and Commission

pursuant to Rule 110(2) of the Rules of Procedure


on implementation of the Goldstone recommendations on Israel/Palestine


José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra, Elmar Brok, Ioannis Kasoulides, Cristian Dan Preda on behalf of the PPE Group

European Parliament resolution on implementation of the Goldstone recommendations on Israel/Palestine  
B7‑0135/2010

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the report of 25 September 2009 of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict,

–   having regard to the United Nations General Assembly resolutions of 5 November 2009 and 26 February 2010 on the follow-up to the report of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict,

–   having regard to its resolution of 25 February 2010 on the 13th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council(1),

–   having regard to Rule 110(2) of its Rules of Procedure,

1.  Reiterates its call on the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Member States to work towards a strong EU common position on the follow-up to the Fact-Finding Mission report on the conflict in Gaza and southern Israel, publicly demanding the implementation of its recommendations and accountability for all violations of international law, including alleged war crimes, and urging both sides to conduct investigations that meet international standards of independence, impartiality, transparency, promptness and effectiveness, in line with the United Nations General Assembly resolutions adopted on 5 November 2009 and 26 February 2010, and stresses that respect for international human rights law and international humanitarian law by all parties and under all circumstances is an essential precondition for achieving a just and lasting peace in the Middle East;

2.  Reiterates its call on the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Member States to monitor actively the implementation of recommendations included in the Goldstone Report by means of consultation of EU external missions and NGOs in the field; calls for the recommendations and related observations to be included in EU dialogues with both sides, as well as in multilateral fora;

3.  Instructs its President to forward this resolution to the Council, the Commission, the High Representative/Vice-President of the Commission, the governments and parliaments of the Member States, the government of Israel, the Palestinian Authority and the UN Secretary-General.

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Texts adopted, P7_TA(2010)0036.

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