New Delhi, June 23: In a big embarrassment for Indian government the OIC has passed a resolution on Monday calling on India to abide by the UN Security Council’s (UNSC) resolutions on Kashmir and engage in dialogue to calm the situation in the region.
OIC Secretary General, Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen while addressing the emergency virtual meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir to review the latest developments in Jammu and Kashmir said “OIC is committed to finding a peaceful settlement for the Jammu and Kashmir issue as per the relevant resolutions of the Islamic Summit, the Council of Foreign Ministers, and the international legitimacy.”
Foreign ministers of the Jammu and Kashmir Contact Group member states: Azerbaijan, Niger, Pakistan SaudiArabia and Turkey joined in the virtual meeting.
“I call on the international community to strengthen its efforts to assist the people of Kashmir to decisively practice their legitimate rights denied for decades.” OIC Secretary General said.
The Contact Group reaffirmed the continued support for the people of Jammu and Kashmir and called on the UN Secretary General to use his good offices to make India abide by the UN Security Council’s (UNSC) resolutions and engage in dialogue to calm the situation in the region.
The OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir issued a statement on the recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir region in which it welcomed the efforts made by some member states to calm the situation between India and Pakistan.