OIC head: Muslim states support UN seat for Turkey

Head of the Organization for Islamic Conference said said foreign ministers' meeting would address issues such as Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan and Cyprus as well as energy crisis, human rights and economic development.

OIC head: Muslim states support UN seat for Turkey
Head of the Organization for Islamic Conference (OIC) said Wednesday that Arab countries received "very positively" Turkey's mediation in Israeli-Syrian peace talks, expressing hope that the talks would yield a favorable result.

In the Ugandan capital, Kampala, which is set to host a meeting of OIC foreign ministers, OIC Secretary-General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said Muslim countries also extended full support for Turkey's candidacy for a non-permanent seat in the UN Security Council.

Ihsanoglu said foreign ministers' meeting would address issues such as Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan and Cyprus as well as energy crisis, human rights and economic development.

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