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Organization Of Islamic Cooperation : India Rejected Verdict On Article 370

Organization Of Islamic Cooperation : India Rejected Verdict On Article 370

India rejected a statement by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the Supreme Court verdict on Article 370.

  • The OIC had expressed concern over the apex court order, which on Monday, ruled that Article 370 was a temporary provision.
  • The OIC General Secretariat reiterated its call to reverse all illegal and unilateral measures taken by India ever since, seeking to change the internationally-recognised disputed status of the territory.

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC):-

  • Established at: 1969 summit in Rabat (Morocco).
  • HQ: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • Official languages: Arabic, English, and French.
  • It has a membership of 57 states spread over four continents.
  • It endeavours to establish solidarity among member states, support restoration of complete sovereignty and territorial integrity of any member state under occupation; protect, defend and combat defamation of Islam, prevent growing dissention in Muslim societies and work to ensure that member states take a united stand on the international stage.
  • The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is the second largest intergovernmental organization after the United Nations with a membership of 57 states.
  • It is the collective voice of the Muslim world.
  • It endeavors to safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony among various people of the world.
  • The OIC has consultative and cooperative relations with the UN and other inter-governmental organisations to protect the interest of Muslims.