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OIC to hold emergency meeting over Indian atrocities in Kashmir


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

22nd Jun, 2020. 11:08 am
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The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir will hold an emergency meeting via video conference today to discuss the latest situation in the occupied territory.

According to details, the online meet will bring together the foreign ministers of the Jammu And Kashmir Contact Group member states: Azerbaijan, Niger, Pakistan Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, the OIC said in a statement.

Furthermore OIC Secretary-General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen said “The meeting is part of a series of continuous Jammu And Kashmir Contact Group meetings to address the issue,”

The OIC, founded in 1967 and consists of 67 countries, is the collective voice of the Muslim world to ensure and safeguard their economic and political interests.

It is pertinent to mention here that on Aug. 5, 2019 the Indian government revoked Article 370 and other related provisions from its Constitution, scrapping the country’s only Muslim-majority state with its autonomy. It was also split into two federally administered territories.

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