Pakistan welcomes the UN Human Rights Council resolution for probe into human rights abuses in the Palestinian occupied territories.
The United Nation Rights Council votes in favour to launch Gaza probe. It passed a resolution on Thursday.
Pakistan welcomes the UN Human Rights Council resolution for probe
Therein, it called for investigating crimes that may have been committed during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza this month.
Voting came after UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said Israeli strikes and activities against Palestinian forces potentially amounted to war crimes.
In a statement, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi appreciated the untiring efforts of Pakistani missions in New York and Geneva to build international pressure for Palestine.
On 19th of this month, Pakistan, representing the OIC, had submitted an application to the UN Human Rights Council.
Therein it called for convening a special meeting in the wake of the Israeli aggression in Palestine.
as a representative of the OIC, Pakistan had tabled a resolution.
That called for ensuring respect for international humanitarian law. Besides, it demanded investigating Israeli aggression in Palestine.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also addressed the special UN Human Rights Council.
It demanded impartial investigation into grave human rights violations in the Palestinian occupied territories.
After a debate on the resolution in the special meeting of the UNGA, the resolution was adopted with a clear majority.