VP Kalla Joins Peaceful Rally for Palestine


Jakarta,MINA — Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla joined a peaceful rally for Palestine at Yenikapi Field in Istambul, Turkey, ahead of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit on Friday.

Besides Kalla, the rally was also participated in by the delegates of OIC Summit participating countries, and the people of Turkey, Antara News reported, citing a press statement received here on Saturday.

“Vice President Kalla joined the rally on the invitation of President Erdogan as host,” vice presidential spokesman Husain Abdullah remarked at the scene.

He said Kalla`s presence in the rally was part of Indonesia`s struggle for Palestine.

During the peaceful rally, Kalla and the OIC Summit delegations urged the United Nations to take decisive steps over the removal of the US Embassy to Jerusalem.

In addition they also urged the United Nations to investigate the deaths of a number of Palestinians during a rally in the Gaza Strip when it refused to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (T/RS5/RS1)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)

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