Istanbul (Web Desk): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, on the special instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, is in Turkey on an extensive diplomatic mission to draw global attention towards the fast-deteriorating situation in Palestine.
According to a statement, the foreign minister, along with foreign ministers of Sudan, Palestine and Turkey will, then, leave for New York, the Radio Pakistan reported.
FM Qureshi will also address an emergency session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to reaffirm Pakistan’s support for the cause of oppressed Palestinians.
During his stay in New York, foreign minister Qureshi will hold important meetings with different key figures and talk to international media and present Pakistan’s stance over the situation in Palestine.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that contacts are being established with different countries to get stopped the Israeli persecution of Palestinians.
In a statement in Turkey on Tuesday, he said the Muslims residing in European countries must also play their role in this regard.
“The bombardment in Palestine has resulted in power outage and affected the supplies of essential commodities,” Qureshi said, adding that it will be lamentable if the international community remains silent on the Palestinian situation.
The foreign minister said Israel is further complicating the matter and its bombardment is making it impossible for the Palestinians to access the healthcare facilities.
FM Qureshi said that hurdles were being created so that the Palestinian Foreign Minister could not attend the UNGA session.
He said we will wait for the Palestinian foreign minister and want him to accompany us for the session.