The assertion got here throughout a telephonic dialog between Overseas Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Palestinian counterpart Dr Riyad Al Maliki, the assertion mentioned.
Dr Maliki appreciated Prime Minister Imran Khan’s clear and unambiguous place on the latest disaster and thanked Pakistan for the constant diplomatic assist acquired to Palestine at regional and worldwide fora.
FM Qureshi strongly condemned Israeli forces’ assaults on Al-Aqsa Mosque and continued airstrikes on Gaza which have to this point killed a minimum of 122 harmless civilians, together with kids.
The international minister reiterated Pakistan’s unequivocal assist for the rights of Palestinian individuals and their simply wrestle.
He briefed Dr Maliki on Pakistan’s efforts to sensitise the worldwide neighborhood on the intense scenario and the violations of human rights and worldwide legislation.
Recalling the latest telephonic name between PM Imran Khan and the Palestinian President, the international minister reassured Dr Maliki of Pakistan’s steadfast assist to Palestinian individuals throughout these testing occasions.
FM Qureshi additionally contacted Saudi Overseas Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, in the present day, to debate the grave scenario in Palestine.
He expressed Pakistan’s critical issues on the storming of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and grave human rights violations. He condemned the continued assaults by the Israeli Defence Forces in opposition to the Palestinians.
“Israeli acts defied all norms of humanity and worldwide legislation,” he mentioned.
FM Qureshi recalled the Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Joint Assertion issued in the course of the latest go to of the prime minister to the Kingdom, on 8 Might 2021, which, inter alia, included the 2 international locations’ shared views on the Palestinian situation.
The international minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s full assist for the respectable rights of the Palestinian individuals, particularly their proper to self-determination and institution of their impartial state with pre-1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its capital, in accordance with the Arab Peace Initiative and related UN resolutions.
The Saudi international minister expressed issues on the critical developments in Palestine and briefed FM Qureshi concerning the initiatives being taken to deal with the scenario.
FM Qureshi welcomed the initiative of Saudi Arabia to convene an Emergency Assembly of the OIC’s Govt Committee on the Overseas Ministers degree on 16 Might 2021.
Expressing gratitude for the nice and cozy Saudi hospitality in the course of the prime minister’s just lately concluded go to, Overseas Minister Qureshi apprised his counterpart of the post-visit phone name between Prime Minister Imran Khan and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques His Majesty King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, throughout which the 2 leaders additionally conferred on the intense scenario in Palestine and the necessity for pressing steps to deal with it.
The 2 Overseas Ministers agreed to proceed shut consultations and coordination on the evolving scenario in Palestine.
Furthermore, FM Qureshi additionally acquired a name from Afghan Overseas Minister Hanif Atmar throughout which either side exchanged greetings on the auspicious event of Eid-ul-Fitr.
FM Qureshi conveyed needs for a contented and joyous Eid for the brotherly individuals of Afghanistan.
The international minister underlined that Pakistan welcomed the announcement of the three-day Eid ceasefire by the Afghan events just lately and emphasised that efforts ought to proceed for a everlasting ceasefire.
FM Qureshi reaffirmed Pakistan’s assist for the Afghan peace course of and underscored that the intra-Afghan negotiations present a historic alternative to attain an inclusive, broad-based, and complete political settlement in Afghanistan for ending the 40-years lengthy battle.
The 2 international ministers additionally exchanged views concerning the present scenario in Palestine and Masjid Al-Aqsa.
FM Qureshi condemned the indiscriminate use of pressure and assaults by Israeli forces in Al-Aqsa and Gaza, referred to as for the safety of civilians, and underscored the necessity for the worldwide neighborhood to take pressing steps to deal with the grave scenario within the occupied territories.
The 2 international ministers agreed to stay involved on the Palestine situation. In addition they agreed to keep up high-level bilateral exchanges and work collectively for the additional consolidation of Pakistan-Afghanistan relations.