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FM Zarif arrives in Turkey

Istanbul, Aug 1, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Tuesday arrived in Istanbul, Turkey to participate in Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) extraordinary meeting on Palestine and al-Aqsa.

The (OIC) extraordinary meeting on Palestine and al-Aqsa is slated to be held to review the latest developments in the occupied Palestine.

Recent developments in al-Aqsa Mosque and the limitations imposed by the Zionist regime on Palestinians are among reasons behind holding the meeting.

Foreign ministers of OIC member states are scheduled to discuss developments in the occupied Palestine.

After the meeting, a statement is also to be released on recent incidents in Palestine and the Zionists pressures on Palestinians.

The Zionist regime prohibited Palestinians from entering the al-Aqsa Mosque on two consecutive Fridays. The Zionists urged the Palestinian orshipers to go through electronic gates but they disobeyed the order.

Also in a clash between the Quds occupying regime forces and the Palestinians happening in front of the Mosque, three Palestinians were martyred on July 14.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency


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