OIC Welcomes Appointment of UN Special Envoy to Myanmar

Monday 1439/4/7 - 2017/12/25
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Jeddah, Rabi'II 7, 1439, Dec 25, 2017, SPA -- The OIC welcomes the decision by the UN General Assembly to call upon UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to appoint a Special Envoy to Myanmar.
The decision came as a result of an OIC sponsored resolution, which was adopted by the UN General Assembly by 122 votes on Sunday, 24 December 2017.
This is an important step which represents part of the consistent efforts of the OIC to work with all international partners to resolve the grave crisis affecting the Rohingya minority in Myanmar.
--SPA
17:48 LOCAL TIME 14:48 GMT