Jeddah – SPA:
The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation held, at the organization’s headquarters in Jeddah, the extraordinary, open-ended meeting of the Executive Committee to discuss the continuous Israeli attacks on the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, at the invitation of the State of Palestine and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
His Excellency the Secretary-General of the organization, Hussein Ibrahim Taha, stated that the violations in the occupied city of Jerusalem coincided with a serious escalation in the frequency of Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people, represented by the recent Israeli military aggression on the Gaza Strip, which resulted in 36 martyrs, pointing out that the number of Palestinian martyrs in six months The past has risen to about 180 martyrs in addition to hundreds of wounded Palestinians.
He said, “It is inconceivable for Israel to act as a state above the law, and to commit its crimes and aggressions against the Palestinian people, their land and their sanctities, without fearing a response or expecting a punishment, stressing the responsibility of the international community towards putting an end to the Israeli violations as a threat to international peace and security.”
The Secretary-General indicated that the organization followed the dangerous Israeli escalation in targeting both Islamic and Christian holy sites in the occupied city of Jerusalem, especially the desecration and storming of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque by groups of extremist settlers and senior Israeli officials, under the protection of the occupation forces, and the holding of a meeting of the Israeli occupation government in a tunnel under The blessed Al-Aqsa, and the organization of the so-called provocative “flag march” inside the neighborhoods of the occupied city of Jerusalem.
He again warned of the seriousness of the continuation of these brutal Israeli attacks on the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, which constitute a violation of the sanctity of the holy places and freedom of worship, and represent an attack on the Palestinian people and their sanctities, and an attack on the feelings and belief of Muslims all over the world.
Hussein Taha welcomed the international reactions represented in rejecting and condemning this provocative visit by the extremist Israeli minister to the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, stressing that the city of Jerusalem is an integral part of the Palestinian territory occupied in 1967, and the capital of the State of Palestine, and that all decisions and actions taken by the occupation The Israeli initiative to Judaize the occupied city of Jerusalem has no legal effect and is considered null and void.
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