Aida tuma Sliman, a member of the Knesset from the parliamentary bloc of the United Arab list, will speak at a UN conference titled «50 years of occupation», which will be held in late June at the headquarters of the international structures in new York.
The organizer of this event is the UN Committee on the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people, wrote on Thursday, June 15, the Jewish news Agency JTA.
The permanent representative of Israel to the UN Danny Danon condemned the step. He said that the Knesset is a disgrace such an abuse of his position with the aim to harm Israel. He stressed that the Israeli legislator plays into the hands of the enemies of his country.
«Her presence at this anti-Israeli bunch with the sole purpose to disgrace our country is beyond all rules and norms», – leads edition of the words of Danone.
Aida tuma Sliman, for his part, said that Danone his saying «crossed all red lines.
«It’s time to show everybody the ugly face of the occupation. My job as a member of the public that supports ending the occupation and creating a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital – to convey this message to all,» the MP explained in an interview with news website Ynet.