Security Council Open Debate on the situation in the Middle East
The Security Council held its trimestrial open debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
In her statement, Ambassador Ambassadeur Sylvie Lucas signalled that there is an opportunity to develop a serious political initiative to achieve a negotiated two-State solution based on the 1967 borders. Concerning the situation in Syria, Ambassador Lucas accused the horrors experienced by the Syrian people on a daily basis and offered possible ways to respond to the crisis. She also announced the decision by the Government of Luxembourg to make an additional contribution of humanitarian aid amounting to €1 million, given the growing needs. [...]