TitleStatement / by the President of the Security Council
Statement [on the item entitled "The situation in the occupied Arab territories"] Statement made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 3904th meeting, 13 July 1998, in connection with prior consultations held among members of the Council on the item entitled "The situation in the occupied Arab territories" / President, Security Council
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Recognizes the importance and sensitivity of the issue of Jerusalem to all parties and expresses its support for the decision of the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Government of Israel that the permanent status negotiations shall cover the issue of Jerusalem; considers the decision by the Government of Israel on 21 June to take steps to broaden the jurisdiction and planning boundaries of Jerusalem a serious and damaging development; calls on Israel not to take any steps which would prejudice the outcome of the permanent status negotiations; supports the efforts of the United States aimed at breaking the stalemate in the peace process.
Statement made on behalf of the Security Council at the 3904th meeting, 13 July 1998, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the occupied Arab territories".