Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reached Turkey on a diplomatic mission to support advocacy for the people of Palestine. He will be joining an emergency session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York along with his Sudanese, Palestinian and Turkish counterparts.
According to a press release, Qureshi will hold important meetings with different key figures in New York.
NA session on Palestine
The National Assembly on Monday passed a resolution to express deep concerns over the increasing violence and brutality perpetrated against the Palestinian people by the Israeli apartheid regime.
The resolution has condemned the systematic and institutionalised oppression and domination of the Palestinian people and denounced their systematic and brutal disenfranchisement, exclusion, and ethnic cleansing.
While speaking to the NA before leaving for Turkey, the foreign minister gave a call for countrywide peaceful protests against the ongoing Israeli aggression in Palestine on May 21 (Friday).
Meanwhile, the Leader of the Opposition and Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz President, Shahbaz Sahrif, also condemned the Israeli atrocities against Palestinians.
“Innocent people was attacked in Al-Aqsa Mosque after which Israel’s air force pummeled Gaza and destroyed numerous homes,” he said.