TEHRAN- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has noted that the Muslim world would never put up with the Zionists’ “war crimes” against women and children in the Gaza Strip.
Amir Abdollahian made the comment in a post on his X account on Thursday following his visit to Saudi Arabia, where he delivered a speech at an emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the city of Jeddah.
As the foreign ministers of the OIC countries were gathering in Jeddah, Israel bombarded the Anglican-run al-Ahli al-Arab Hospital, also known as the Baptist Hospital, in central Gaza that left at least 500 Palestinians dead and hundreds more injured. The tragic event, which is an instance of war crime and crimes against humanity, shocked the world.
Iran FM shares view with counterparts on situation in Gaza
Foreign Minister Amir Abdollahian also shared views about the tragic situation in the besieged Gaza Strip with some of his counterparts on the sidelines of the OIC meeting.
In his talks with Turkish counterpart Hakan Fidan, the two foreign ministers spoke how to stop Israel’s ruthless murder of the Palestinians.
The senior diplomats also discussed matters of mutual concern and regional advancements.
“Genocide and crimes against humanity”
Amir Abdollahian and Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov denounced the continuous crimes in Gaza, particularly the brutal assault on the Baptist hospital.
They argued that the crimes committed by the regime exemplify both “genocide and crimes against humanity”.
The foreign ministers of Iran and Azerbaijan pleaded Muslim nations to unify and send a clear message to the Tel Aviv regime.
According to Bayramov, Azerbaijan is worried about the current events in Gaza and has urged all parties to put an end to the killing and carnage there.
On Thursday, Amir Abdollahian and his Jordanian counterpart, Ayman Safadi, also discussed over the phone how critical it is to act quickly and decisively to put an end to the Israeli “war crimes” against the helpless Gaza population, particularly the women and children.
Top Iranian and Jordanian diplomats also stressed the need to remove the blockade on Gaza, deliver urgent humanitarian relief to Gazans, and the prevent the forcible relocation of popele.
In another telephone conversation on Thursday, Amir Abdollahian and his Algerian counterpart Ahmed Attaf exchanged views about regional developments, especially the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip and the crimes committed by the Zionist regime.
Iran’s foreign minister went on to say that stopping the Zionist regime’s atrocities in Gaza and providing humanitarian help to Gazans are now the most pressing issues.
The Algerian counterpart, for his part, described the current situation in Gaza as an outcome of failed political initiatives to meet the Palestinians’ legitimate and national rights for an independent country.
Israel has cut off water, food, medicine and fuel to the besieged Gaza. After nearly two weeks, Israel is not still allowing humanitarian aid for Gazans.
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