Pakistan says US move to shift embassy to Jerusalem violates international law
ISLAMABAD: An announcement from the Prime Minister Workplace has acknowledged that it’s “deeply regrettable that pleas from states throughout the globe not to alter the authorized and historic standing of Al-Quds Al-Sharif have been ignored, extra out of alternative than necessity.”
President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognised the disputed metropolis of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital – a historic resolution that overturns a long time of US coverage and dangers triggering a recent spasm of violence within the Center East.
“This resolution represents a critical violation of international law and relevant UN Safety Council resolutions, extra particularly UNSCR 478. It’s a critical setback to the rule of law and international norms. It alerts a extreme blow to the Center East peace course of as nicely.
Pakistan shares the international outrage and is deeply involved over the implications of this resolution for international peace and safety, particularly within the Center East, the assertion mentioned and added that Pakistan referred to as upon the UN Safety Council to take cognisance of this case and take steps in accordance with the UN Constitution.
Pakistan urged the US to revisit its resolution as quickly as potential so as to keep away from the possibly grave repercussions within the area and past.”
The Authorities of Pakistan welcomes the announcement by Turkey to convene a unprecedented Islamic Summit subsequent week to talk about this critical challenge, the assertion added.
‘Move targets Muslim world’
Pakistan’s International Affairs Minister Khawaja Asif mentioned the US had not solely focused Palestinians however the whole Muslim world.
Talking on Geo Information’ programme Aapas Ki Baat, the minister mentioned “the sanctity of Al-Quds for Muslims is just not hidden from anybody” and that “not solely are the Palestinians a goal of this wound however the whole Muslim world.”
“It is a blatant proof of opposition to Muslims.
“A proxy is being propped up within the Center East, which is extraordinarily condemnable,” the overseas minister mentioned.”
Asif mentioned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has referred to as an emergency assembly of members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on December 13.
“We totally again it and the Muslim world will current its detailed stance from the platform, in order that we might battle for the aspirations of our Palestinian brothers,” Asif added.
Earlier, in a tweet prior to the announcement by Trump, Asif had mentioned, “By transferring the US embassy will virtually alter the standing of Jerusalem, an affront to Palestinians and the Muslim world.”
He had mentioned the popularity of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital can be virtually burying the 2 states answer.
“It’ll add one other wound to already bleeding physique of Muslim Ummah.”
Erdogan, Mamnoon talk about Jerusalem
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan referred to as Pakistani counterpart Mamnoon Hussain to talk about US President Donald Trump’s controversial resolution to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Turkish media reported on Thursday.
The 2 leaders talked concerning the implications of the choice, which prompted an nearly common diplomatic backlash and fears of recent bloodshed within the Center East as Trump’s announcement ended seven a long time of US ambiguity on the standing of Jerusalem, which is vociferously claimed by each Israelis and Palestinians.
President Erdogan, in his name to President Mamnoon, identified that there could be no lasting peace within the Center East until an unbiased and sovereign Palestinian state, with Jap Jerusalem as capital below the borders of 1967, is shaped, native media mentioned.
Erdogan additionally mentioned the problem with the leaders of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Malaysia, Tunisia and Sudan earlier.