OIC calls for end of isolation of Turkish Cypriots

The foreign ministers meeting of the organization ended in the Ugandan capital of Kampala after a "Kampala Declaration" was adopted.

OIC calls for end of isolation of Turkish Cypriots
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) called on Friday for an end of isolation of Turkish Cypriots.

The foreign ministers meeting of the organization ended in the Ugandan capital of Kampala after a "Kampala Declaration" was adopted.

In the declaration, the organization reiterated its commitment to a fair solution of Cyprus problem.

"The organization once more reaffirms its solidarity with its Muslim brothers in the North Cyprus," the declaration said.

The declaration called on the international community, including OIC member states, to take concrete steps to end the isolation of Turkish Cypriots.

Also, the OIC member states voiced their support for peaceful solution of Arab-Israeli dispute, and welcomed the signature of Doha Agreement that solved the political crisis in Lebanon.

The declaration also supported efforts to ensure national compromise among all Iraqi people, and emphasized the importance of preservation of Iraq's sovereignty, territorial integrity and national unity.

The organization said that member states had the right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, and also said that the Iran nuclear energy controversy should be solved through peaceful means.

The OIC member states condemned Armenia's aggressive attitude towards Azerbaijan, and asked Armenia to withdraw from the Azerbaijani territories immediately and without precondition.

In the statement, the organization also condemned all acts of terrorism, and underlined importance of cooperation against terrorism.

The members also condemned Islamophobia and discrimination against Muslims, and called on the international community to take efficient measures to prevent them.


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