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Foreign Minister: Egypt calls on Israel to stop settlement activity.

KAHyRE (CyHAN)- Egypt calls on Israel to halt settlement activity in Al-Quds in favor of the Jewish population, Foreign Minister of Egypt Mohamed Kamel Amr said in Baku at the International Donors' Conference on financing the strategic sectoral development plan of the city of Al-Quds on Tuesday.

According to the Foreign Minister, Egypt feels his bounden duty to help the Palestinian people and support Palestine in the way of membership in the UN.

The foreign minister of Egypt praised Azerbaijan's initiative to organize an international conference on assistance to Palestine.

"Israel must end its policy toward Palestine," the Minister said.

He added that Egypt will make every effort to Palestinian rights have been restored and protected.

On Tuesday, Baku is hosting the founding conference of the Islamic Financial Security Network for aid to the Palestinian state and a donor conference for supporting the development of the city of Al-Quds.

The conference is attended by representatives of several international organizations, including the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), ISESCO, the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development, and the Islamic Development Bank. The event is also attended by representatives of the OIC member countries: foreign ministers, officials of foreign offices as well as heads and members of diplomatic missions accredited in Baku.

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