OIC condemns killing of innocent Kashmiris by Indian forces


JEDDAH: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the killing of innocent Kashmiris by Indian forces in Indian held Kashmir.
A statement issued by the OIC on Monday, stated, “the OIC General Secretariat expressed strong condemnation of the killing of innocent Kashmiris by Indian forces in Indian-occupied Kashmir where direct shooting at demonstrators in Pulwama region claimed the lives of a number of innocent citizens.”
“The secretariat condemned this terrorist act and called upon the international community to play its role in order to reach a just and lasting solution to the conflict in Kashmir, in accordance with the relevant international resolutions adopted by the OIC and the UN Security Council, and fulfill the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.”
It added the condolences of the general secretariat to the families of the victims.
The foreign minister during a press conference had said that he had contacted the OIC general secretary and asked the OIC to immediately convene an inter-ministerial meeting of its’ Contact Group on Kashmir, saying Pakistan was ready to host the event.– Agencies


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