Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 Speeches by Israeli representatives

  • Amb Roet addresses UN Security Council on the Situation in the Middle East

    21 Oct 2014
    Prematurely recognizing a state of Palestine sends a message that Palestinians do not need to make hard choices and they might be undermining efforts to bring about a real and lasting change in our region.
  • Amb Prosor addresses UN Security Council on Ebola crisis

    18 Sep 2014
    Israel stands ready to join an international task force to combat the Ebola outbreak. In the meantime, we have sent emergency funding to Sierra Leone and medical supplies to Ethiopia, and experts in infectious diseases to Cameroon.
  • Statement on behalf of Israel to the HRC 27th Session

    08 Sep 2014
    What the latest Special Session failed to achieve is to point an accusing finger and name Hamas as the perpetrator of war crimes and gross violator of the human rights of the population under its control. In short, the Session was a travesty.
  • Amb Prosor addresses UN Security Council: Protection of Children in Armed Conflict

    08 Sep 2014
    Israel is committed to upholding international law and takes great measures to ensure the protection of civilians. In contrast, radical extremist groups like Hamas see no problem with using civilians and children to achieve their ends.
  • Amb Manor addresses the Human Rights Council

    01 Sep 2014
    The Human Rights Council must stand as a symbol for the repudiation of the gross violations of human rights committed by terrorist groups. Terrorism and its sponsors must be defeated.
  • Amb Prosor addresses special UN General Assembly session on Gaza

    06 Aug 2014
    To achieve sustained quiet in Israel and build a peaceful and prosperous Gaza, Hamas must be disarmed, Gaza must be demilitarized. And the international community must divorce itself from the romantic notion of Hamas as 'freedom fighters'.
  • Amb Manor addresses the Human Rights Council

    23 Jul 2014
    Hamas is committing war crimes when it fires rockets and missiles indiscriminately at Israeli towns and villages. In ten days, Hamas fired 2000 rockets - that's 2000 war crimes. And this Council sits in judgment of Israel?
  • Amb Roet addresses UN Security Council on situation in the Middle East

    22 Jul 2014
    The Palestinian civilian casualties are a direct result of Hamas’s decision to continue firing rockets and sending terrorists toward Israel while using their civilians to protect their leaders and terrorists.
  • Amb Prosor addresses the UN Security Council

    18 Jul 2014
    Israel is been committed to upholding international law and genuinely regrets any civilian loss. In contrast, there is no red line that Hamas will not cross. They are even using ambulances filled with children to move their terrorists around Gaza.
  • Amb Prosor addressses the UN Security Council

    10 Jul 2014
    Hamas is intentionally and indiscriminately threatening the lives of three and a half million innocent men, women, and children in Israel from north to south - from Beersheba to Tel Aviv to Haifa.
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