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Nawaz Sharif urges international community to resolve Palestinian issue

By Ians
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Islamabad, Jan 31: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif urged the international community on Tuesday to play its role in a just resolution of the Palestinian issue.

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Speaking at a joint press conference with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after their talks in Islamabad, Sharif said ensuring peace in the Middle East cannot be achieved without a just settlement of the Palestine-Israeli dispute.

The Palestinian President arrived in Islamabad on a three-day visit late on Monday on his third visit to Pakistan. He is leading a 17-member delegation including five ministers.

Abbas and Sharif jointly inaugurated the newly-constructed Palestine Embassy Complex in Islamabad.

Sharif said the new embassy building in Islamabad would be a symbol of the brotherly relations.

The Pakistan government gifted a plot of land in 1992 for the construction of the Palestinian Embassy Complex. Subsequently, in 2013 Pakistan also contributed towards its construction.

The two leaders earlier held bilateral talks and exchanged views on regional issues and the challenge of terrorism.

Nawaz Sharif called for implementation of the relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions calling for withdrawal of Israeli forces from occupied territory.

"Pakistan is firm in its support for the just cause of Palestinian people," Nawaz Sharif said.

The Palestine President thanked Pakistan for its steadfast support for the cause of Palestinian people besides financial assistance and scholarships for Palestinian students in Pakistani universities.

IANS

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