Islamic Cooperation Addresses East Jerusalem’s Status in Occupied Palestinian Territory


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The Executive Committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation confirmed at an extraordinary meeting yesterday that the assault by an Israeli minister of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and violation of its sanctity is a provocative step that is most strongly condemned and constitutes a flagrant and unacceptable violation of international law and the existing historical and legal status of Jerusalem and its holy sites, as well as a dangerous escalation that requires the international community, including the Security Council, to work immediately to stop it by taking effective steps that oblige Israel, the occupying Power, to stop attacks and violations of international law and international humanitarian law by the Palestinian people. rights, as well as not to take any provocative steps in Al-Quds al-Sharif that affect the feelings of millions of Muslims around the world and threaten security and stability in the region. Stresses that Israel has no sovereignty over Jerusalem and the holy places and that East Jerusalem is Occupied Palestinian Territory.

The Committee confirmed that the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, Al-Haram al-Sharif, with an area of ​​144 dunums, is a pure place of worship for Muslims, and that the Department of Endowments of Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque Affairs, affiliated with the Jordanian Ministry of Awqaf Affairs , Islam and Holy Places is a legal body with exclusive jurisdiction to administer all the affairs of Al-Quds Al-Sharif, regulate access to it and confirm the right of the State of Palestine to sovereignty over the occupied city. East Jerusalem and that Israel, the occupying Power, has no right or sovereignty over the occupied city of Jerusalem and its Islamic and Christian holy sites.

And he condemned the Israeli occupation government in the strongest possible terms for setting a dangerous precedent by holding his meeting in the tunnel, one of the illegal Israeli excavations and network of tunnels located along the western wall of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, days after his approval and sponsorship of the so-called march condemned flags, which stormed the quarters of the Old City of Jerusalem under the protection of the occupying forces. It states that such provocative and illegal acts are null and void and have no legal effect.

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