Resolution on the Middle East Peace Process

APPF19/RES/17

19th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum
23-27 January 2011

Resolution on Reform and Future Work of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum

  

APPF19/RES/17

(Sponsored by Indonesia, Japan and Malaysia)

NINETEENTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC PARLIAMENTARY FORUM:

Affirming the responsibility of the international community to promote peace, human rights and respect for international law; 

Convinced that  the resolution of final status issue must be addressed through direct bilateral negotiations between the parties for the attainment of comprehensive and lasting peace in the Middle East;

Reiterating its vision of a region where all states live side by side in peace and security;

Reaffirming that a just and lasting solution to the conflict must be consistent with UNSC Resolutions;

Expressing serious concern about the suspension of the direct negotiations between the Israel and the Palestinians and urge the resumption of direct negotiations as soon as possible;

Expressing support for the Middle East peace process and the efforts to reach a final and lasting settlement between Israeli and Palestinian sides as soon as possible;

 

RESOLVES TO: 

  1. Urge both Israeli and Palestinian sides to fulfill their obligations under the Quartet’s Roadmap;
  2. Urge both Israeli and the Palestinian side to halt the use of force and achieve a durable unconditional cessation of violence;
  3. Call upon the Israeli Government to freeze all settlement activities in the West Bank;
  4. Affirm again the establishment of the Palestinian state living side by side in peace and security with Israel and to call upon Israel and the Palestinian Authority to strive for building a proper environment for establishing a future Palestinian state;
  5. Confirm that creating a viable Palestinian economy premised on tangible improvement of living standard is necessary for the building of a Palestinian state and therefore call upon the international community to support this end;
  6. Urge all sides to improve humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip;
  7. Support the efforts of the international community extend support and cooperation to the Middle East peace process.


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Resolution on the Middle East Peace Process

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