Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s congratulatory message to OIC Secretary General Youssef Al-Othaimeen on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the OIC’s foundation
Mr Secretary General,
I would like to congratulate you on the 50th anniversary of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.
The Russian Federation and the OIC have established constructive cooperation and worked productively on topical international problems. We are ready for the further development of a mutually beneficial partnership based on multiple common approaches and a similar vision of prospects for interaction between states in the interests of durable peace and security, settlement of conflicts, and a dialogue of cultures and civilisations.