Arab leaders condemned a U.S. move to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the Syrian Golan Heights.
Attending Arab League summit in the Tunisian capital, they said, creating a Palestinian state can ensure stability and peace in the Middle East region.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, any resolution to the Syrian conflict must guarantee the territorial integrity of Syria.
President Donald Trump signed a proclamation last week recognising the Golan Heights as part of Israel.
Israel captured Syrian Golan Heights in 1967 and annexed it in 1981.
Arab leaders have been grappling with the regional disputes including Iran’s influence in the Middle East, international pressure over the war in Yemen and Syrian Golan Heights.
The U.S. recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital four months ago.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi said the international community needs to understand the regional and international stability should come through a just and comprehensive settlements of the disputes in the Middle East.
The Arab leaders also said at the summit, Arab states would repeat a call offering peace with Israel in exchange for occupied Arab lands.
They said, the Palestinian cause was of utmost importance for the Arab nations.
Palestinians have refused to discuss a U.S. peace plan not in line with the UN Resolutions.
The Palestinian people want the establishment of a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza with Jerusalem as its capital and settlement of the refugees to the status of pre-1967 war.
Despite a show of unity in rejecting U.S. initiatives that support Israeli policies, Arab states remain divided over a range of issues such as pro-democracy protests that erupted in 2011.