Palestinian Flag Flies outside Denmark Parliament Building
- September, 21, 2021 - 18:16
- World news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Palestinian flag was raised outside the Danish Parliament building in the capital Copenhagen Monday, in the first such event to mark Palestinian Flag Day.
Organized by the Forum of the Palestinian Community in Denmark and House 48, the event was held in the presence of the Palestinian ambassador to Denmark, Manuel Hassassian, and Danish Parliament Member, Sikander Siddik, the Middle East Monitor reported.
Speakers stressed the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination and the establishment of their own independent state with Jerusalem al-Quds as its capital.
They called on the Danish government to recognize the State of Palestine and act to stop the criminal practices of the Israeli occupation, WAFA reported.
They also stressed the right of the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to freedom.
Palestinians around the world mark Flag Day on September 30 marking the day President Mahmoud Abbas raised the Palestinian flag outside the United Nations headquarters in New York for the first time in 2015.