The council affirmed that Security Council resolution number 497, issued in 1981, states that Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights is illegal
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The report focuses on the immense damage caused to children affected by the conflict, including “the accounts of children whose lives have been devastated by the three year old war, and highlights the profound traumas many have experienced”.