Pakistani FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi compares situation in Palestine with Occupied Kashmir

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Pakistani FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi compares situation in Palestine with Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD- Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the UN Security Council will no longer in a position to fudge the Palestine issue and they would have to take a decision over it.

In an interview with Turkish TV channel, the foreign minister said the people who had been silent, who had been sitting on the fence were jolted to react after witnessing grim situation in Palestine.

He said that such reaction resulted in an unprecedented emergency session of the UN general Assembly taken place over the Palestine situation.

Drawing similarities between the situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine, the foreign minister said both Kashmiris and Palestinians have been demanding their right to self-determination. Both are crying about democratic restructuring. Both are witnessing threats of ethnic cleansing.

About the Afghan peace process, the foreign minister replied Pakistan and Turkey wanted to see the peace process move forward.