ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday stated Pakistan stands with the individuals of Palestine, denouncing the latest bloodbath in Gaza strip by the Israeli forces.
Thirty-six individuals have been killed and scores have been injured in air strikes carried out by Israeli forces on the Gaza strip on Tuesday.
Tensions between the Israeli police and Palestinians skyrocketed after the previous repeatedly attacked the latter on the Al-Aqsa mosque over the previous couple of days.
Israeli forces have been attacking Palestinian worshippers with stun grenades and rubber bullets over the previous a number of days following protests towards Jewish settlements within the Sheikh Jarrah space.
The bloodbath invite rebuke from most Muslim international locations, with PM Imran Khan tweeting his assist for Palestine at present as properly.
“I’m PM of Pakistan and #WeStandWithGaza #WeStandWithPalestine,” he tweeted.
The prime minister tweeted an excerpt from what appears to be an outdated article of Noam Chomsky on the Palestine-Israel scenario.
“You are taking my water, burn my olive timber, destroy my home, take my job, steal my land, imprison my father, kill my mom, bombard my nation, starve us all, humiliate us all, however I’m accountable: I shot a rocket again,” reads the assertion.
That is, by far, the heaviest alternate between Israel and Hamas since a 2014 conflict in Gaza, and prompted worldwide concern that the scenario may spiral uncontrolled.
UN Center East peace envoy Tor Wennesland tweeted: “Cease the hearth instantly. We’re escalating in the direction of a full-scale conflict. Leaders on all sides should take the accountability of de-escalation.
“The price of conflict in Gaza is devastating & is being paid by odd individuals. UN is working w/ all sides to revive calm. Cease the violence now,” he wrote.
Into the early hours of Wednesday morning, Gazans reported their properties shaking and the sky lighting up with Israeli assaults, outgoing rockets and Israeli air defence missiles intercepting them.
Diplomatic sources instructed AFP that Egypt and Qatar, who’ve mediated previous Israeli-Hamas conflicts, have been trying to calm tensions.
Israeli aggression condemned
Final week, PM Khan strongly condemned the assaults led by Israeli forces on Palestinians on the Al-Aqsa mosque, in violation of “all norms of humanity and worldwide regulation”.
PM Imran Khan had stated that Pakistan reiterates its assist for Palestinians.
He had known as upon the worldwide group to take rapid motion to guard Palestinians and their reliable rights.
Earlier, President Arif Alvi had expressed remorse that the “Israeli apartheid towards Palestinians continues”.
He additional regretted that the atrocious assault on peaceable praying Muslims is characterised as “clashes”.
“My brothers do not lose hope. Time is close to when worldwide politics can be based mostly on morality and never on vested pursuits,” he wrote, in a message of assist for Palestinians.