Azerbaijan , Baku / corr. Trend A.Ismaylova/ The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, condemned the Israelis' excavation near the Muslim mosque Al-Aksa, ITAR-TASS reports. He made such a statement at the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference held in Jidda ( Saudi Arabia ). The meeting covered the situation in the Palestinian territories and it was stated that the excavation is the serious violation of the international laws. Mammadyarov called this action as "aggression against to sacred places of Muslims". He called on the UNO to take immediate measures to ensure the adequate protection of the historical values of Jerusalem . Appealing to the meeting participants, the Mniister highlighted the necessity of joint action of the Islamic countries to terminate the work near mosque Al-Aksa.
Azeri Foreign Minister Condemned Israelis’ Excavation near Muslim Mosque Al-Aksa
23 February 2007 16:37 (UTC+04:00)