Arab, Islamic states slam Israeli attack on Gaza flotilla
Arab and Islamic states slammed the attack by the Israeli military on a flotilla of political activists carrying aid bound for the Gaza Strip, at the United Nations Monday, DPA reported.
The Organization of the Islamic Conference, representing 56 states, condemned the attack in a speech delivered by Pakistan at the Human Rights Council which was opening its summer session.
Pakistani officials and diplomats from Arab states said they were holding consultations on taking further steps at the UN in Geneva.
Qatar, in its speech to the council said it "strongly condemns the violent aggression against the flotilla in international waters today," adding that it "runs counter to all principles and rules of international law."