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15 March 201617:10

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with delegation of OIC General Secretariat


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On March 15, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov received at the Foreign Ministry a delegation of the General Secretariat of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), headed by the Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs, Ambassador Abdullah Alim.

The sides noted with satisfaction the sustained development of relations between the Russian Federation and OIC, their regular dialogue on political issues and similar approaches to key global and regional issues, an environment which serves as a catalyst for effective cooperation at the UN and other international venues.

They exchanged opinions on resolving conflicts in Arab and African states, OIC members, and on combating terrorism, primarily ISIS, as well as issues of intercultural and interfaith relations.

That same day, the Foreign Ministry’s Ambassador at Large Konstantin Shuvalov held detailed consultations with the OIC General Secretariat delegation.


March 15, 2016




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