Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has welcomed the positive international position supporting the call of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to hold an international peace conference, in cooperation with the International Quartet, with the participation of all concerned parties.
The proposed conference aims to achieve the vision of the two-state solution in accordance with international law, United Nations resolutions and the agreed-upon references, leading to an end to the Israeli occupation, and the achievement of the two-state solution based on 4 June 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.
The Islamic Group participated in the session via a speech delivered on behalf of the OIC, in the open session held by the UN Security Council on Monday, to discuss the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s call.
The Group joined the Security Council member states that backed the Palestinian president’s call. It also expressed its rejection of the annexation and colonial settlement measures in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.