Iran's Larijani: Gaza cease-fire must be declared immediately

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said regarding the Israeli attacks on Gaza that a cease-fire must be declared immediately.

Iran's Larijani: Gaza cease-fire must be declared immediately

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Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said regarding the Israeli attacks on Gaza that a cease-fire must be declared immediately.

Anwering the question about his message to Turkish government, Larijani said that "Turkish government don't need any messgaes. They act very rigorously and immediately in this issue, reported Anadolu Agency.

Speaking to reporters during the inauguration of the extraordinary meeting of the executive board of Parliamentary Union of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) in Istanbul on Wednesday, Larijani said that Gaza was not a regional problem; it was a humanity disaster. He added that demonstrations to protest the situation were held in Islamic countries as well as in Europe.

Larijani said that what was happening (in Gaza) was a destruction and a crime against humanity, not a war. He added that Hamas had the right to defend itself.

Larijani expressed belief that as long as this situation continued, it would harm Israeli regime.

Last Mod: 14 Ocak 2009, 15:48
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