A number of US Senate Democrats led by Senator Chris Murphy, Tim Kaine and Chris Van Hollen expressed grave concern regarding unilateral annexation of Palestinian territory potentially as early as July, saying they would not support such a move which would critically endanger prospects for a negotiated and lasting peace.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Friday the Zionist regime of Israel will not last long and “will be uprooted”, describing the fight to liberate Palestine as “an obligation and an Islamic goal”.
Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Bagheri said, "Palestinian Intifada has gone beyond the occupied territories and the end of the Israeli regime is being whispered in Tel Aviv’s streets", Iran Press reported.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday warned the International Criminal Court against asserting jurisdiction over Israel, saying the United States will “exact consequences” for any “illegitimate” investigations against the Zionist regime.
President Mahmoud Abbas said the Palestinian Authority will annul all agreements with the United States and Israel if Tel Aviv annexes any part of the occupied West Bank, urging the international community to block attempts by Israel to exploit the coronavirus outbreak and steal more Palestinian land.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi condemned Israel’s plans to expand its settlements and annex parts of the occupied West Bank, urging the international organizations and countries to take action against the regime’s move.