TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry paid tribute to the Palestinian people on the 16th anniversary of the Second Palestinian Intifada (uprising) for their remarkable resistance to the Israeli crimes, stressing that the Zionist regime’s atrocious policies against Palestine will get nowhere.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Sunday commemorated the anniversary of al-Aqsa Intifada, which left more than 3,000 Palestinians dead.
The spokesman also highlighted the international community’s hatred for the Israeli crimes, including violation of the rights of Palestinians, Judaization of al-Quds, desecration and destruction of the al-Aqsa Mosque, expansion of settlement homes, as well as killing, imprisonment and torture of people.
Qassemi further underscored that the Palestinian people’s resistance and their steadfastness in defending their principles will foil the Israeli attempts.
The Second Intifada began in September 2000 following a visit by Israel’s then leader, Ariel Sharon, to Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mount) in al-Quds (Jerusalem), in a move that was denounced by Palestinians as highly provocative.