The OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) on Tuesday condemned India’s stand on Kashmir and demanded of it to implement the UN Security Council resolutions on the disputed valley.
The demand and condemnation came during the 44th session of the CFM held in Abidjan, Republic of Cote d’Ivoire.
In his opening remarks during the meeting, OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen highlighted the OIC’s activities in dealing with the question of Jammu and Kashmir.
He re-affirmed the principled position of the OIC in fully supporting the people of Jammu and Kashmir in their struggle to achieve their legitimate rights, in particular, the right to self-determination and Human Rights.
The council called for a peaceful resolution of Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with the relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions on the subject as well as the wishes and aspirations of the Kashmiri people.
The two-day session concluded on Tuesday.
The Executive Director of the OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) also briefed the meeting on the recent visit to Azad Jammu and Kashmir by an IPHRC delegation to monitor the human rights situation in the region.
The Contact Group meeting was attended by the advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Foreign Affairs, and delegations of Azerbaijan, Niger, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.