OIC to hold emergency meeting on situation in Kashmir

OIC to hold emergency meeting on situation in Kashmir

 

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir will hold an emergency foreign ministerial meeting via video conference on 22 June 2020, to discuss the latest situation in the erstwhile state, the Muslim body said on Sunday.

The meeting will bring together the foreign ministers of the J-K Contact Group member states: Azerbainjan, Niger, Pakistan Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

OIC Secretary-General Dr Yousef Al-Othaimeen stated that “the meeting is part of a series of continuous #JammuAndKashmir Contact Group meetings to address the issue.”

The Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir was formed in 1994 to coordinate the OIC policy on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. Members are Turkey, Azerbaijan, Niger, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia.

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