oic executive committee meeting amid israel palestine war in gaza
Organization of Islamic Cooperation: The war continues between Israel and Hamas. People are losing their lives in this war from both sides. Meanwhile, the Executive Committee meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), an organization of 57 Muslim countries, was called in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. In this meeting, Israel was criticized for the missile attack on Gaza hospital and there was talk of imposing sanctions on Israel. In the meeting, a request was made to impose a complete ban on Israel.
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‘This is a war crime’
In fact, in the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, strong objection was expressed to Israel’s aggression. The OIC Secretary General strongly condemned Israel for the explosions in the Gaza hospital and said that it is a war crime. The Secretary-General also said that I emphasize that continuing the policy of aggression against the Palestinian people will not promote security and stability, but will instead fuel the cycle of violence and hatred.
‘Humanity was shaken by the massacre’
At the same meeting, Palestinian Minister Riyad Al Maliki said that humanity has been shaken by Israel’s massacre at Gaza’s Al Ahli Arab Hospital. The mass murder of innocent women and children was a deliberate crime. Those who support Israel are responsible, their hands are full of Palestinian blood.
OIC meeting in Jeddah
In fact, an OIC meeting was held in the Saudi city of Jeddah late Tuesday night to discuss the growing Israeli-Palestinian conflict after Palestinians were killed in the Gaza hospital explosion. Regarding the meeting, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said that the Foreign Minister has called for immediate and complete sanctions on Israel by Islamic countries, which includes expelling Israeli ambassadors as well as oil sanctions.
Organization of 57 Muslim majority countries
It is known that the headquarters of Organization of Islam is in Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia. It is an organization of 57 Muslim majority countries. OIC is considered to be dominated by Gulf country Saudi Arabia and its allies. Its main objective is to protect Muslims while creating international peace and harmony. This organization of 57 countries on four continents represents a population of about 1.5 billion and the total GDP of its member countries is about 7 trillion dollars.
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