OIC General Secretariat Condemns Terror Blast in Baghdad

Tuesday 1439/4/29 - 2018/01/16
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Jeddah, Rabi'II 29, 1439, Jan 16, 2018, SPA -- The Secretariat General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned on 15 January 2018 the terrorist crime that targeted innocent civilians in the center of the capital city of Baghdad, killing several people and wounding many more.
In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen extended condolences to the bereaved families of the innocent victims who lost their lives during this sinful act of terror, expressing his wishes for speedy recovery to the wounded and praying Allah the Almighty to protect Iraq from all harm.
Further, he reaffirmed that the OIC continues to work together with the Government of Iraq and all political parties to secure national reconciliation, through the Baghdad Conference for National Reconciliation.
Dr. Al-Othaimeen reiterated the Organization’s firm stance condemning terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
18:03 LOCAL TIME 15:03 GMT