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FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi reaches homeland after successful Palestine Mission

FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi reaches homeland after successful Palestine Mission
May 24, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi reached Pakistan after the successful Palestine Mission on Monday.

A large number of PTI workers welcomed him at Islamabad Airport.

Talking to the media, he said that Israel had violated the sanctity of Al-Aqsa Mosque and martyred hundreds of people.

"We approached the UN General Assembly under the OIC strategy. During the first session, the UN paid attention to the oppressed Palestinians and ceasefire was announced," he added.

According to Foreign Office spokesperson, during the visit, FM Qureshi attended the special meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on Palestine and held meetings with his counterparts from other countries.

He also held talks with senior UN leadership on the situation in Palestine; and interacted with the members of the Pakistani community; representatives of Pakistani and international media; as well as members of the US Congress.

The minister reached New York from Turkey on 19th of this month along with the Foreign Ministers of Palestine, Turkey, and Tunisia. After his arrival, he hosted a working dinner of the foreign ministers and representatives of the OIC countries to consult and make collective efforts to halt Israeli provocation and aggression against innocent civilians in occupied Palestinian territories, ahead of the UN General Assembly's special meeting.

On 20th May, the Foreign Minister addressed the special meeting of the UN General Assembly and expressed the people of Pakistan's deep anguish and strong outrage against Israel's provocation against Al-Aqsa Mosque, indiscriminate and disproportionate use of force by Israel against Palestinian civilians.