Minister for Overseas Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday known as for rapid steps to cease the continuing aggression in opposition to the Palestinian individuals and their properties.
Throughout a digital session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s Government Committee, he raised 4 factors, that are reflective of Pakistan’s stance on the violence by Israel in opposition to Palestinians.
Based on an announcement by the Overseas Workplace, the international minister stated that firstly, it’s crucial that the worldwide group shield the Palestinians in opposition to the blatant and unlawful use of power and flagrant violations of human rights.
“It ought to urgently intervene and take concerted actions to cease Israeli atrocities in opposition to civilian inhabitants in Gaza. The bombardment in Gaza should be stopped instantly,” learn the assertion.
Secondly, it’s each vital and pressing that the resolutions adopted by the UN Safety Council, UN Basic Meeting and the UN Human Rights Council be applied forthwith.
Thirdly, “Israel’s crimes in opposition to humanity shouldn’t escape accountability”.
“There must be no impunity for Israel’s violation of worldwide regulation, together with the Fourth Geneva and the opposite varied human rights Conventions,” stated Qureshi.
The international minister additionally regretted makes an attempt to create a “false equivalence” between Israel, the aggressor, and Palestinians, the victims.
He stated such makes an attempt are “inexcusable” and because the collective voice of the Muslim Ummah the OIC “ought to work in unity to dispel this intentionally misleading notion”.
“Makes an attempt to silence media and reporting, via tyranny, evident from Israel’s horrifying air strike yesterday, bringing down a excessive rise constructing in Gaza that housed media retailers is unacceptable,” he added.
The international minister reminded the discussion board that OIC “owes its genesis to the Palestinian challenge”.
“On this hour of want, the Muslim Ummah should exhibit robust solidarity and help for his or her Palestinian brothers and sisters,” he stated.
He assured Pakistan stands steadfast and prepared as a member of the Government Committee and the subsequent Chair of the Council of Overseas Ministers, “to affix fingers with different OIC Member States in any transfer to cease the continuing bloodshed, and restore human dignity and human rights of the Palestinian individuals within the occupied territories”.
‘Israeli’s continued aggression sickening’
Qureshi stated Pakistan is appalled by the sheer magnitude of unlawful, disproportionate and indiscriminate use of power, tyranny and injustice being perpetrated by the Israeli occupation forces in opposition to defenseless Palestinians.
“There are not any phrases robust sufficient to sentence the systematic and barbaric crimes in opposition to the Palestinians. The deteriorating situations within the Occupied Palestinian Territories because of the unlawful practices of Israel, its colonial insurance policies, and its continued aggression, siege and collective punishment, are sickening,” he stated.
He highlighted that the indiscriminate use of power by Israeli forces in opposition to defenseless Palestinians is “tantamount to grave violations of ideas underpinned in worldwide regulation, together with worldwide humanitarian and human rights regulation”.
“Within the wake of the deteriorating situations for the individuals of Palestine, my Prime Minister Imran Khan has spoken with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Turkish President Recip Tayyip Erdogan, and the President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas.
“I’ve additionally been in contact with my key regional counterparts, together with brother Riyad Al-Maliki,” Qureshi stated.
‘Infinite, mindless violence should finish’
The international minister stated the “newest spate of Israeli aggression can’t be justified or condoned”.
Pakistan condemns within the strongest potential phrases the persevering with air strikes by Israel in Gaza which have resulted in deaths and accidents to so many harmless Palestinians, he stated.
Pakistan additionally condemns, within the strongest potential phrases, assaults on harmless worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque, violating the very sanctity of Qibla-e-Awal, he added.
Qureshi pressured that dying and destruction within the holy month of Ramzan; throughout Eid-ul-Fitr is unacceptable. “Infinite, mindless violence should finish,” he stated.
He additionally communicated Pakistan’s grave concern on the persevering with enlargement of Israeli settlements within the occupied territories and expulsion of Palestinians from their properties.
“The tragedy of pressured evictions of Palestinians from the Shaikh Jarrah neighborhood of Al-Quds Al-Shareef is the newest manifestation of the systematic Israeli effort to alter the demographic construction; historic and authorized standing; and Arab-Islamic and Christian character of Al-Quds Al-Shareef. That is patently unlawful, immoral and unacceptable,” he stated.
‘Pakistan reaffirms unflinching solidarity with Palestine’
“At this somber juncture, we reaffirm our unflinching solidarity with the federal government and other people of Palestine – valiantly defending their legit rights. We salute their braveness within the face of unabated Israeli atrocities and preserving their Arab and Islamic identification,” he stated.
Qureshi reaffirmed Pakistan’s abiding help for the Palestinian individuals of their simply wrestle to safe legit rights, significantly their inalienable proper to self-determination.
“I additionally reiterate Pakistan’s help for a two-state answer in accordance with the related United Nations and OIC resolutions, with the pre-1967 borders, and Al-Quds Al-Shareef because the capital of a viable, impartial and contiguous Palestinian State,” he stated.
The international minister stated that within the absence of such an answer, “any notion of human dignity would stay tainted, regional peace elusive, and worldwide safety imperiled”.
“We should not fail the Palestinian individuals at this vital juncture,” he pressured.