Tunis/Tunisia — Minister of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Tunisians Abroad, Othman Jarandi, expressed during a phone call with Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Riad Al Maliki, Tunisia's solidarity with the brotherly Palestinian people in light of the acts of violence and incitement to which they are exposed by Israeli extremist groups in East Al Quds.
According to a Foreign Ministry statement, Jarandi reiterated to his Palestinian counterpart, "Tunisia's firm position in favour of the Palestinian people in their legitimate struggle to regain their legitimate rights.
In this regard, the two ministers stressed the need for the international community to force the occupation authorities to stop provocative actions and violations that target the feelings of the Palestinian people, stressing the importance of respecting the legal and historical status of Al-Quds and the various occupied Palestinian territories.
The two ministers also discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and to intensify diplomatic efforts and movements in the UN Security Council and various regional and international organisations to provide the necessary protection to the Palestinian people and to intervene to put an end to the violations and blatant attacks to which they are exposed.
The Palestinian Foreign Minister voiced thanks for the continuous support received from Tunisia in the UN Security Council and in the various regional and international authorities, noting firm positions towards the brotherly Palestinian people and commitment to restore their legitimate rights.
The call was an opportunity for the two ministers to discuss issues of common interest, both at the regional and international levels.