The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates demanded that international sanctions be imposed on Israel to force it to comply with international will and immediately end its occupation and settlement on State of Palestine territories.
In a statement on Tuesday 25 February 2019, on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the massacre of the Ibrahimi Mosque, the ministry referred to terrorist and armed organisations and militias spread throughout the occupied West Bank under the name of "paying the cost" imposed by Goldstein, the leader of the massacre and his ilk.
It also referred to the organised settlement societies that continue their aggressive work to Judaize and annex the largest possible area of the occupied Palestinian territory.
The ministry said that the Haram massacre and other crimes reflect the spread of hate culture and racism in Israeli society; thus, international sanctions against Israel are needed.
The ministry added that the memory of the massacre is sad due to its hideousness, whose political contexts continue in various forms.
The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates stressed that the international community's feeble response to Israeli crimes is now encouraging the occupation authorities to carry on more serious violations of international law and international legitimacy decisions.