Tehran, 10 October 2023 (TDI): Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian engaged in discussions with Qatar’s Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani to exchange views on Palestine crisis.

They deliberated on the evolving situation in Palestine.

Amirabdollahian stressed the responsibility of all Islamic nations to support the rights of Palestinians, particularly amidst the escalation of the Zionist regime’s actions, which have complicated matters in Palestine and the wider region.

Qatar’s foreign minister voiced strong condemnation of the Zionist regime’s crimes and affirmed his country’s longstanding support for the Palestinian people’s rights.

He emphasized the need for Western governments to exert pressure on Israel to halt its attacks promptly.

Both ministers underlined the importance of continued consultations among Islamic countries to offer support to Palestine.

Iran-EU Discussion

Iran’s Foreign Minister, Hossein Amirabdollahian, held a discussion with the European Union’s foreign policy head, Josep Borrell, focusing on the latest developments in Palestine.

Amirabdollahian highlighted the extremist and inhuman actions perpetrated by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Zionist regime against Palestinians in recent months.

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He asserted that the response from the resistance was a reaction to these crimes.

Amirabdollahian criticized the lack of action by Western nations in the face of the systematic Israeli crimes against Palestinians, emphasizing that a departure from double standards could have prevented the current situation in Palestine.

He underscored the international community’s responsibility to defend Palestinian rights.

The EU foreign policy chief expressed his concerns and stated that while they had been critical of Netanyahu’s behavior, they now need to consider the realization of peace.

Iran-Oman Dialogue

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian had a telephone conversation with his Omani counterpart, Badr al-Busaidi, where they discussed regional developments, with a particular focus on Palestine.

Amirabdollahian pointed out the extensive crimes committed by the Zionist regime against Palestinians in recent months, citing the tragic death toll, the detention of Palestinians, and continued aggression, including the desecration of Al-Aqsa Mosque.

He highlighted that these actions by Tel Aviv had provoked responses from the resistance.

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Expressing gratitude for Oman’s steadfast support for the Palestinian people, Amirabdollahian emphasized that under current circumstances, Gaza and the West Bank require more support from Muslim nations than ever before.

He proposed that the foreign ministers of Muslim countries convene an emergency session.

Oman’s foreign minister expressed sympathy for the people of Palestine, emphasizing the need for the international community to address the Palestinian issue and recognize Palestinians’ right to determine their fate and liberate occupied territories.

Both foreign ministers stressed the importance of ongoing consultations on regional developments and advocated for an emergency meeting by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.