OIC to hold emergency meeting over Palestine in Istanbul

Erdogan urges for 'common stance' for Palestine

Erdogan urges for 'common stance' for Palestine

Turkey on Tuesday urged Islamic countries to review their ties with Israel and said it would call an extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) after the illegal state forces massacred dozens of Palestinians during protests in Gaza on Monday.

The US administration "unlawfully" opened its embassy in Jerusalem, said the OIC on Monday terming it a "clear violation" of global law and legitimacy and in clear contempt of worldwide community's position regarding Jerusalem.

He added that all members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) were invited.

Erdoğan said the worldwide community should speak out for Palestinians' suffering and called for a firm and common stance by the OIC.

Bangladesh stressed preserving the legal status of Jerusalem as an global city within the framework of relevant United Nations resolutions.

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"Bangladesh reaffirms its position in favour of establishing the State of Palestine on the basis of two-state solution and on the pre- 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital", said the Foreign Ministry here in a statement.

On Monday, at least 61 Palestinians were martyred near the Gaza border by Israeli army gunfire during protests against the relocation of Washington's Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described the actions of the Israeli forces as a "genocide" and Israel as a "terrorist state".

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announced that May 18 would be marked as solidarity day with Palestinian Muslims at an official level just to show their Palestinian brothers that Pakistan as a nation stands with them in this time of trial.

He further thanked Turkey for its timely initiative and confirmed his participation in the extraordinary session of the OIC Summit being hosted by Turkey.

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