OIC Secretary-General welcomes Belgian Parliament’s resolution recognising the State of Palestine

JEDDAH, 9th February, 2015 (WAM) — The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, Iyad Ameen Madani, has welcomed the resolution of the Belgian Parliament to recognise the State of Palestine, describing it as an important move that would contribute to peace and stability in the region.

“The move constitutes support for the legitimate national rights of the Palestinian people, including the establishment of sovereignty of their independent state on the 1967 borders with Al-Quds Ash-Shareef as its capital,” he said in a statement.