The Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan held a phone call with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Shah Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud to wish him on Eid-ul-Fitr.
According to the national news agency APP, in addition to bilateral relations, the two discussed the situation in the region, especially the aggression of occupying forces to unarmed Palestinians and the Israeli attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, strongly condemned the Israeli aggression and endorsed the position of Saudi Arabia, in which he supported the Palestinian people’s efforts to assert their rights.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan received a telephone call from President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister’s office stated.
According to the details, the two leaders exchanged views on Israel’s heinous attack during Ramazan on the Al Aqsa Mosque and the worshippers inside as well as on Gaza violating all norms of humanity and international law.
Both the dignitaries vowed to work together especially at the United Nations in jointly mobilizing the international community to help stop these attacks.
The leaders also agreed that the two Foreign Ministers would be working closely together to raise the Palestinian issue at the international level. The regional security situation also came under discussion between the two leaders
Appreciating Turkey’s role, the Prime Minister stressed the importance of a responsible withdrawal and added that Pakistan would continue to extend all possible support to the efforts for a political solution for durable peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Both leaders discussed further strengthening of bilateral relations and agreed that the momentum of high-level exchanges between Pakistan and Turkey would continue.
The two leaders also exchanged greetings on Eid-Ul-Fitr.
Note that, tensions in Jerusalem have been fuelled by the planned forced expulsions of Palestinian families from the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood and by an Israeli forces raid on Al Aqsa on one of the holiest nights of Ramadan.