Speech by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the United Nations General Assembly

In the name of God, the Beneficent, the MercifulH.E. Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, President of the General Assembly,H.E Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations,Excellencies, Heads of DelegationsLadies and Gentlemen, I come before you today from Palestine, compelled to sound the alarm about the grave dangers of what is happening in Jerusalem, where extremist Israeli groups are committing repeated, systematic incursions upon Al-Aqsa Mosque, aimed at imposing a new reality and dividing A1-Haram A1-Sharif temporally, allowing extremists, under the protection of Israeli occupying forces and accompanying ministers and Knesset members,…

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Raúl at the United Nations: The international community can always count on Cuba’s voice

During his remarks at the high level segment of the General Assembly’s 70th period of sessions, Raúl advocated for a more fair and equitable international order, one focused on human beings, their dignity and well-being. He recalled that, 70 years ago in the name of the world’s peoples, the UN Charter was signed, and a commitment was made to protect future generations from the scourge of war.

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