The senior Iranian lawmaker has had several contacts with the speakers of parliaments in Muslim countries in the region and beyond in condemnation of a new wave of Israeli attacks that have killed more than 200 Palestinians since last week.
On Tuesday, Qalibaf held separate telephone conversations with Speaker of Kuwait’s National Assembly Marzouq Al Ghanim, Palestinian National Council Speaker Salim Zanoun, President of the Consultative Assembly of Oman Sheikh Khalid bin Hilal al-Maawali, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Asad Qaiser, Speaker of Algeria’s Council of the Nation Salah Goudjil, Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq Mohammed Rikan Hadeed al-Halbousi, and Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mustafa Sentop.
In the talks, the Iranian Parliament speaker called for consultations among the leaders of Islamic parliaments to condemn and prevent the Zionist regime’s atrocities that have targeted civilians, medical centers and even journalists.
Palestinian resistance movements in the Gaza Strip have kept up their armed response to the Israeli attacks that, since their onset on May 10, have killed 213 Palestinians, including 61 children, 36 women, and 16 elderly people. A total of 1,442 others have also been wounded during the assaults.