OIC Secretary-General receives Russian Foreign Minister

JEDDAH: The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, OIC Iyad Ameen Madani received today, in his office the Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Sergei Lavrov and his delegation.

During the meeting they discussed regional and international issues including developments in the Middle East, Syria, Iraq, Central Africa Republic, Myanmar and Crimea.

Both sides agreed to continue consultations and dialogue within the Cooperation Framework Agreement between Russia and the OIC.

Mr. Madani accepted an invitation extended by the Foreign Minister to visit Russia, and Muslim communities in the region including Tatarstan, Chechnya, Dagestan and Crimea.