ISLAMABAD: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Iyad bin Amin Madani said on Saturday that Kashmir was not India's internal problem but an international issue replete with grave human rights violations.
Madani along with Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz attended delegation level talks today, during which he reaffirmed strong support for the people of Kashmir on their right to self- determination, spokesperson for Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mohammed Nafees Zakaria tweeted.
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#OIC Kashmir is not an internal problem of India but an international issue with grave human rights violations - SG OIC— Spokesperson 🇵🇰 MoFA (@ForeignOfficePk) August 20, 2016
#OIC SG OIC reaffirmed strong support to the Kashmiris in securing their right to self determination— Spokesperson 🇵🇰 MoFA (@ForeignOfficePk) August 20, 2016
"In our meeting today, we exchanged views on further enhancing cooperation between Pakistan and OIC on matters of interest to the Muslim Ummah," Aziz said.
Both sides stressed the need to intensify cooperation among OIC countries and constructive exchange of ideas to address increasing Islamophobia and defamation of religions.
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The OIC Contact Group on Kashmir is scheduled to meet again in September 2016, during the General Assembly Session in New York in light of rights violations in Indian-held Kashmir.
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