Islamic coalition lays out broad lines for counter-terrorism

November 28, 2017 Off By Web Desk

Jeddah (OIC-UNA) – Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen attended the first ministerial meeting of the Islamic Military Coalition Against Terrorism which was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday under the theme of Allied Against Terrorism.

The secretary general hailed the results achieved by the meeting which was inaugurated by Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense.

The secretary general also lauded the substance of the overall strategy of the coalition and the governmental mechanisms regulating its future operations, activities, and undertakings in the war on terrorism. He further noted that this strategy has laid out the broad-lines of the battle against terrorism and extremism by all means and in all fields: intellectual, media, military and financial, to uproot terrorism and drain its funding sources.

The OIC chief reaffirmed that OIC stood firmly in support of all measures the Coalition may take in its war on terror and in its drive to root out this scourge and eliminate its causes expressing at the same time his full confidence in the success of the Islamic Coalition in its future tasks and initiatives particularly with its action being led by the Kingdom, which has earned the trust of the Islamic world and achieved a high standing in the international arena.

Source: International Islamic News Agency