Organization of Islamic Cooperation chief to highlight key issues at UN assembly 

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Sat, 2019-09-21 23:53

JEDDAH: The secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, is heading a high-level OIC delegation to New York to participate in the higher segment of the UN General Assembly’s deliberations at its 74th Session on Monday.
Al-Othaimeen will hold bilateral talks with a number of heads of state and foreign ministers of OIC member on the periphery of proceedings, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
From Sept. 23 to 27, the OIC General Secretariat will hold a number of events and meetings at the general assembly’s annual gathering, to discuss the challenges facing the Muslim world. Key among these events will be the annual coordination meeting of the OIC ministers of foreign affairs.
Highest on the agenda will be the current situation in Palestine and Jerusalem, along with Jammu and Kashmir, the Rohingya minority, Armenia’s aggression towards Azerbaijan, further issues in Sierra Leone, Mali and the Sahel and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The OIC General Secretariat will also discuss the situation of Muslims in Europe.
These OIC meetings will also address issues relevant to youth, the family, humanitarian affairs and human rights. 

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