Iranian FM Zarif called secretary generals of Lebanese Hezbollah and Organization of Islamic Cooperation over situation in Gaza Strip, region.
In a phone conversation with Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, Zarif pointed to recent comments by Iran’s Leader on the eve of International Quds Day who underlined necessity of support for Palestinian resistance against Israeli regime.
The two sides warned against sectarian conflict in the region and described it as a plot to weaken the Islamic world. Zarif and Nasrallah urged unity and awareness among Muslim countries to prevent this plot and protect their own interests.
They also emphasized on demands of Palestinians in Gaza Strip, particularly removal of blockade, and urged for routes to send humanitarian aids to the besieged enclave immediately.
Zarif said Iran has made huge efforts to use diplomacy as head of NAM as well as parliamentarian diplomacy to put an end to Israeli atrocities in Gaza.
Hezbollah leader also mentioned Ayatollah Khamenei’s speech and called on Palestinian factions to unite against the Zionist regime. “Israeli brutal atrocities has caused a human crisis which is evident war crime and crime against humanity,” Nasrallah added.
Meanwhile, Mohammad Javad Zarif called secretary general of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss Gaza situation on the eve of Eid al-Fitr.
Pointing to brutal killing of women and children, Zarif stated that “any truce should include removal of blockade on Gaza and should guarantee a cessation to Israeli attacks.”
He also urged for sending medical and humanitarian aids as a priority for Gaza.
Secretary General Iyad Madani also appreciated efforts by Iran to support Palestinians. He announced readiness of OIC to take part in talks in regional and global level to work for an end to conflict in Gaza Strip.
Both sides called on influential OIC members to step up their efforts open Rafah crossing and remove the siege on Gaza.