Iran denounces silence on Israeli crimes against Palestine

Hossein Amirabdollahian on Wednesday sent separate letters to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Organization of Islamic Cooperation Secretary General Taha Hussein and foreign ministers of Islamic countries, in which he declared the double standard and the silence of certain governments and international organizations towards Palestine. encourage the Israeli apartheid regime to further violate the human rights of the Palestinian people.

Amirabdollahian also expressed deep concern over recent events in Palestine, including the Zionist regime’s crimes and its desecration of the first Qibla of Muslims and its brutal raid on fasting Palestinian worshipers which led to the injury and arrest. hundreds of them. The ministry’s website reported this.

The senior Iranian diplomat said that any sacrilege and desecration of holy places revered by Muslims and the suffering of the feelings of the Islamic Ummah and Muslim countries are deplorable and intolerable.

He further condemned in the strongest terms the latest acts of the Zionists as a blatant sign of the Zionist regime’s consistent heinous policy aimed at changing the identity of al-Quds.

Amirabdollahian pointed out that Iran, drawing inspiration from the pure teachings of the holy religion of Islam and other divine religions and in accordance with international law, has given continuous support to the liberation struggle and the resistance of the Palestinian people as an unshakeable component of its foreign policy. policy in order to fully realize the rights of the Palestinians.

The Iranian Foreign Minister further supported the statement of April 15, 2022 from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Secretariat regarding the recent developments in Palestine.

He said that the double standard and silence of some governments and international organizations towards Palestine encourages the Israeli apartheid regime to intensify its inhuman acts and violate the human rights as well as the humanitarian rights of the Palestinian people.

Emphasizing the need for immediate and decisive action by the international community and the United Nations, in particular the United Nations Security Council, to fulfill their responsibilities in support of the resistance of the Palestinian people, Amirabdollahian called on the United Nations to put developments in occupied Palestine over the past two weeks on its immediate agenda.

The head of Iranian diplomacy finally stressed that the establishment of a lasting and just peace in the region is only possible through the complete end of the occupation of Palestine, the return of all refugees to their homeland, the determination of the future system of government of Palestine based on a referendum in which all the main residents of it participate, and finally the formation of an independent and inclusive Palestinian government with al-Quds as its capital in accordance with the map of political route registered by Iran with the United Nations Secretariat.

Tensions have erupted in Palestine in recent days after Israeli police raided the compound of al-Aqsa Mosque.

At least 170 Palestinians have been injured and hundreds more arrested since Israeli forces launched incursions into the mosque compound for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, hundreds of Palestinians protested against Israeli forces breaking into al-Aqsa Mosque, chanting slogans and calling for Arab and international support for worshipers of al-Aqsa Mosque and those in the occupied territories. faced with an escalation of Israeli violence against the Palestinians.

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