DOHA, 24th August, 2016 (WAM) — The State of Qatar yesterday condemned the series of Israeli air raids on Gaza and the continued storming in of Al Aqsa mosque.

Qatar News Agency, QNA, quoted the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs as saying that Israel’s military escalation and the illegal siege enforced on the Gaza strip is a clear violation of international law.

The ministry also stressed its condemnation of the continuous attacks on Al Aqsa mosque, saying that such acts by Israel provoke millions of people around the world. It called on the international community to face the crimes Israel is committing against the Palestinian people. The statement also stressed the importance of finding a fair political resolution to the Palestinian issues in accordance with international law and resolutions.