In Iran’s Mashhad, youth rally in support of Kashmir, call for observing Kashmir Solidarity Day

In the city of Mashad in Iran, locals marked the ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ by rallying with posters with messages of the Supreme leader of the country Ayatullah Khamenei.

Khamenei has time and against called for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute according to the wishes and aspirations of the Kashmiri people. According to a report by Tasnimnews, the youth of the country are following suit.

One of the posters in the rallies taken out by youngster of Mashad read, “For us the issue of Kashmir is related to humanity and Islam. We urge Muslim Ummah to support the oppressed people of Kashmir.”

Another poster read, “Oppressed Muslims of Kashmir are telling the truth and one who is suppresses their voice is doing injustice.”

Last year, Ayatollah Khamenei had asked the country’s judiciary to pursue issue like US sanctions, Muslims of Myanmmar and Kashmir legally and take an official position.

“The Judiciary should intervene from a legal position in such issues as sanctions, US confiscations and terrorism or [come out] in support of downtrodden personalities in the world such as Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky or the Muslims of Myanmar and Kashmir,” Press TV had reported.

Welcoming Khamenei’s statement, the chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani had termed it as ‘timely and pragmatic’.

Moreover, Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) had also welcomed the statement.

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