Foreign Policy
Fri May 22, 2020 11:4
Iran's Envoy: Israel's Expansionism Blocked by Resistance Movement
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazzem Jalali underlined that the resistance movement has prevented the Israeli regime from continuing its expansionist policies over the past two decades.

"The resistance against the Zionist regime has prevented the regime from implementing its occupying plans in regional states," Jalali said while addressing a video conference attended by Iranian, Russian, Kyrgyz and Azeri experts.

He reiterated that the issue of Palestine is significant from various angles, and said, "First it should be viewed from humanitarian perspective. A nation lived in its own land with a long history, but unfortunately it was occupied and the Palestinian people were tortured and killed."

"The second issue is civilization, especially in the domain of Abrahamic religions. A place which houses manifestations of Abrahamic religions and where many of the great prophets were sent as messengers and many places of worship were built, was attacked by a group," he added.

Noting that the holy site belongs to Christians, Jews and Muslims, Jalali said that the catastrophe is that a regime has for years been struggling to destroy signs and monuments of the divine religions in the region.

"The this issue is that despite the fact that many have tried in the last 70 years to take initiatives to achieve peace and tranquility, Imam Khomeini's statements proven that peace and justice cannot be achieved with the Zionist regime," he said.

He described deal of century floated by US President Donald Trump as ridiculous.

The International Quds Day is an annual event opposing Israel's occupation of Beitul-Muqaddas. Anti-Zionist rallies and demonstrations are held on the last Friday of Ramadan in Muslim and Arab countries around the world, specially in Iran, as well as a large number of non-Muslim states.

Due to the outbreak of coronavirus in the world, the International Quds Day will be commemorated differently without holding gatherings and rallies in most countries.

The International Quds Day was started by the late Founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, in 1979 as a way of expressing solidarity with the Palestinians and underscoring importance of the holy Quds to Muslims.

 

 

 

 

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