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Bangladesh condemns attacks on Al-Aqsa Mosque

  • Published at 08:34 pm May 10th, 2021
Palestinians Israel Jerusalem Clash Al Aqsa mosque
Palestinians react as Israeli police fire stun grenades during clashes at the compound that houses Al-Aqsa Mosque, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, amid tension over the possible eviction of several Palestinian families from homes on land claimed by Jewish settlers in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood, in Jerusalem's Old City, May 7, 2021 Reuters


Bangladesh urge the international community to take sustainable measures to end such attacks of ‘terrorist nature’

Bangladesh has strongly condemned the attacks of terrorist nature and violence unleashed on innocent devotees and civilians at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

It also condemned the evictions of Palestinian families in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood and transfer of civilian population into occupied territories by the Israeli forces which exposes a severe violation of humanitarian norms, human rights, and international laws and accords and provoke the feelings of repressed people all over the world.


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Bangladesh urged the international community to take sustainable measures to end such attacks of terrorist nature, stop confiscation of private properties in occupied territories through the policy of apartheid, and the measures of terror which may be tantamount to war crimes in the occupied territories, said the press release by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday. 

Bangladesh strongly condemns the attacks of terrorist nature and violence unleashed on the innocent devotees and...

Posted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh on Tuesday, May 11, 2021

It reaffirmed its position in favour of establishing a Palestine state on the basis of a two-state solution with the pre-1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its capital.


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Bangladesh firmly supports the inalienable rights of the people of Palestine for a sovereign and independent homeland in a viable Palestine state and territorial integrity as established through various UN resolutions.

The country also reiterated its steadfast position to a lasting solution to the Palestinian issue by engagement of both sides in dialogue to reach an agreement so that peace is attained for the people living in the area.

On Friday, police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades towards rock-hurling Palestinian youths at the mosque on the Noble Sanctuary/Temple Mount plaza holy to both Muslims and Jews, amid growing anger over the potential eviction of Palestinians from homes on land claimed by Jewish settlers.

At least 205 Palestinians and 18 Israeli officers were injured in Friday's confrontations, which drew international condemnations and calls for calm.

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