l settlement” in Palestinian territories. He also condemned terrorism and the increase in violence in the West Bank.
In his words, Mr. Guterres called “any settlement” an “obstacle on the way to peace” and stressed that “any settlement construction is against international law and must be stopped.”
In another part of his speech, while condemning terrorism, he said: “Violence is another obstacle on the way to peace, nothing justifies terrorism, and everyone must confront terrorism.”
The conflict between the Israeli army and the Palestinians has increased in recent weeks. Only on Wednesday, Israeli forces shot dead 10 Palestinians in the West Bank . The Israeli army considers the dead to be Palestinian militants.