OIC Condemns Assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

Jeddah, The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned in the strongest terms the heinous assassination of Ambassador Andrey Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey on Monday.

Secretary General of the OIC Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, in a statement today expressed his shock over the senseless act of terror and offered his deepest condolences to the family of Ambassador Karlov and to the Government of Russia.

Dr. Al-Othaimeen reiterated the principled position of the OIC against all forms of terrorism. Pointing to the serious threat posed by terrorism and violent extremism to international peace and security, Dr. Al-Othaimeen, reaffirmed his call for international solidarity in the fight against this twin scourge.

Source: Qatar News Agency