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Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani would begin a tour on Tuesday that includes the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom as part of a tour carried out by a number of Minister of Foreign Affairs of fraternal countries to a number of permanent members of the UN Security Council to push for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

This was announced by official spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Majed bin Mohammed Al Ansari on Sunday.

In remarks to Qatar News Agency, Dr Al Ansari said that the tour comes in implementation of the mandate decision issued by the extraordinary joint Islamic-Arab summit in Riyadh on November 11 to formulate international action to stop the war raging in Gaza.

He indicated that this initiative, which is undertaken on behalf of all member states of the Arab League and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, aims to reach an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, exert pressure to launch a serious and genuine political process to achieve a lasting and comprehensive peace in accordance with established international references, and to take deterrent measures to stop the crimes of the colonial occupation authorities against humanity, while ensuring urgent relief corridors to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe.

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