Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Iyad Ameen Madani
On September 30, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani on the sidelines of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
The participants at the meeting expressed favourable views of the existing consultation mechanisms between Russia and the OIC, and discussed interaction in various areas.
They also exchanged views on the ongoing developments in the Middle East, highlighted the importance of finding political solutions to regional conflicts as soon as possible and noted that the status quo at Jerusalem’s holy sites should be maintained.
October 1, 2015