ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office of Pakistan has said that Islamabad supports the two-state solution, with East Jerusalem, the capital of the Palestinian State. Pakistan’s unequivocal position was demonstrated in the rejection of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel, said a Foreign Office statement on Sunday.In response to media queries regarding calling back of the Palestinian Ambassador after his participation in a public meeting held in support of Palestinians, the spokesperson said Pakistan’s unambiguous and steadfast support to the Palestinian cause was well known. “Since then a number of public rallies and meetings have been held in Pakistan. The ambassador of Palestine has participated in many of these meetings,” it added. “The public meeting held the other day was yet another demonstration of the Pakistani strong sentiments in support of the Palestinian cause.” The rally was attended by thousands of people from all walks of life. More than 50 speakers addressed the rally, including Hafiz Saeed. “Contrary to the impression being created, UN proscription does not place any restrictions on the freedom of expression.” “The people and government of Pakistan respect the Palestinian ambassador’s active participation in events organised to express solidarity with the people of Palestine.”Published in Daily Times, January 1st 2018.