OIC SG discusses Syria, Israel's detainment of Mufti with UN's Ban

OIC SG Ihsanoglu held a phone conversation with UN SG Ban discussing the detainment of the Mufti of Jerusalem and developments in Syria.

OIC SG discusses Syria, Israel's detainment of Mufti with UN's Ban

World Bulletin/News Desk

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), on Thursday held a telephone conversation with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Israel's detainment of the Mufti of Jerusalem, Mohammad Hussein, and developments in Syria, as well as regional and international issues were discussed on phone, according to a statement released by OIC.

Israeli authorities released Mufti of Jerusalem Mohammad Hussein on the same day he was detained.

While chemical weapons use by the Assad regime continues to dominate the agenda, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad announced Thursday that Syria was ready to welcome UN inspectors to conduct research in Syria.

Over 700 civilians were killed during attacks of Assad regime which were staged in al-Beida village of Banias between May 2 and 5. 

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