Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold a meeting in Istanbul on Wednesday regarding the hunger crisis which affects more than three million people in Somalia.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will make the opening remarks of the meeting which will discuss the recent situation in Somalia, the reasons of hunger crisis and what can be done for Somali people.
OIC will call for help from international community to increase their assistance.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will host a fast-breaking dinner in honor of participants.
OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, and Somalia's President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed as well as foreign ministers of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Tajikistan and economy minister of Iran will attend the meeting.
A declaration is expected to be released at the end of the meeting.
AALast Mod: 16 Ağustos 2011, 17:02