FM sees no durable peace in Middle East without resolving Palestine issue.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said durable peace in the Middle East is not possible without resolving the Palestine issue.
FM sees no durable peace in Middle East without resolving Palestine issue
He expressed these views, while speaking in the Senate today (Tuesday).
Meanwhile, Senate of Pakistan unanimously condemned Israeli crimes against humanity in Gaza (Palestine).
The Senate today (Tuesday) passed a resolution. It unanimously condemning crimes against humanity committed by Israeli occupation forces.
Leader of the House Dr Shehzad Waseem moved the resolution.
However, Foreign Minister Qureshi also responded to various points raised by lawmakers.
He stressed the need for evolving international consensus to formulate a comprehensive strategy to solve the Palestine issue.
He said Pakistan played a vital role in achieving a ceasefire in Gaza to protect precious human lives of the Palestinian people.
The FM further said the cabinet has approved to send humanitarian assistance to help our Palestinian brethren.
Regarding withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, he said Pakistan has consistently been saying that there should be a responsible and orderly withdrawal to avoid any security vacuum.
He said Pakistan is part of solution and not the part of problem and the world has acknowledged this now.
He said Pakistan will continue playing its positive role in facilitating the Afghan Peace Process.
Furthermore, he said our sole objective is to see peace, stability and progress in Afghanistan.
He said peace in Afghanistan is directly linked with progress and development of Pakistan.
He said projects like TAPI gas pipeline and CASA-100 can be materialized if there is peace in Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, the House will now meet on Thursday at 4 p.m.