Aug 1, 2017, 2:16 PM
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Iranian, Turkish FMs meet on Palestine

Tehran, August 1, IRNA – On the sidelines of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) foreign ministers' meeting in Istanbul Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met to discuss issues related to Palestine.

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

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 worshipers to go through electronic gates but they disobeyed the order.

As the rotating president of OIC, Turkey proposed the meeting to discuss the new escalated tensions in the Occupied Palestine and Zionists' and scheduled it for August 1.

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