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PA government welcomes UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem, claiming it confirms that Israel’s “narrative is false and fabricated”

Headline: “UNESCO’s new resolution on occupied Jerusalem is very welcome”
      “The [PA] national unity government welcomed a new resolution by the UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Committee passed by an overwhelming majority. This resolution confirms that the occupation’s claims regarding occupied Arab Jerusalem are false, and it refutes the claims of Israeli sovereignty…
Official [PA] Government Spokesperson Yusuf Al-Mahmoud said in a statement yesterday [July 5, 2017]: ‘This new international resolution comes after a series of previous resolutions, all of which confirm that the occupation’s narrative is false and fabricated. They support the truth of the Palestinian Arab narrative and the natural and true status of [Jerusalem,] the capital of the State of Palestine and the spiritual capital of the Arab and Islamic nations, which all of the occupiers and invaders throughout its long history could not overcome.’”

UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) passed a Jordanian sponsored resolution in Krakow, Poland, on July 4, 2017, denouncing Israel's activity in the Old City of Jerusalem, particularly excavations, and stating that it is "the occupying power" in East Jerusalem, including the Old City of Jerusalem.
Ten countries voted in favor - Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkey, Vietnam, Cuba, and Zimbabwe; 3 against - Jamaica, the Philippines and Burkina Faso; and 8 abstained - Angola, Croatia, Finland, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Tanzania, and South Korea.
This resolution is one of many UNESCO resolutions that are frequently passed condemning Israel, particularly regarding Jerusalem.
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