Pakistan PM Hails ICJ Ruling on Palestine

Fri May 24 2024
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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Friday welcomed the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on a petition filed against genocide of Palestinians in Gaza.

According to the PM house statement the prime minister paid rich tribute to the courage of the 13 ICJ judges who gave the verdict and thanked South Africa for filing the petition.

He reiterated Pakistan’s support for the Palestinians and vowed to continue fighting for their rights. He added Pakistan had extended support to the petition filed by South Africa.

The prime minister urged the United Nations Security Council and the international community to immediately implement the International Court’s order to stop the Israeli operation in Gaza.

He also called upon the global community to ensure the provision of humanitarian assistance and relief to the people of Palestine, besides providing immediate access to the United Nations investigation commission to Gaza and Rafah.

The prime minister assured that Pakistan would continue to play its role in protecting the basic human rights of the people of Palestine.

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