OIC FMs reaffirm full support to Kashmiris right of self-determination
The annual coordination meeting was chaired by foreign minister of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, where foreign ministers of the 57 OIC member countries called for the resolution of the decades old Kashmir issue as per resolution of UN Security Council.
The meeting adopted reports of various OIC Contact Groups including on Jammu and Kashmir, which called on the OIC’s independent Permanent Human Rights Commission to monitor the human rights situation in Kashmir and submit a report to the next session of the Council of Ministers.
Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, who led the Pakistan delegation to the meeting, spoke at the meeting and said that the aggression by Indian occupation forces took a new turn following the extra-judicial killing of the Kashmiri youth leader Burhan Wani about two months ago.
He called on the international community to demand immediate halt to Indian atrocities in held-Kashmir and the implementation of UNSC resolutions providing people of Kashmir their right to self-determination.
Aziz also reaffirmed Pakistan’s unwavering support to the cause of Palestine and restoration of peace and stability in the Middle East and Afghanistan.