Oct
30
PM
6:40
Home page Contact us Search
Home Page
ES FR EN ÚÑÈí

Middle EastEuropeAmericasAsiaAsia-PacificAfricaWorldPress
 
Hezbollah Hails Heroic Palestinian Operation against Extremist Zionist Rabbi ’Israel’ Seals Al-Aqsa Mosque, Abbas Describes Action as Declaration of War Syria Slams Turkey for Allowing Foreign Fighters, Terrorists into Kobani Lebanese Army Repels Nusra Infiltration Attempt at Borders with Syria Nidaa Tounes Leads Tunisia Landmark Vote US Bishops: Iran Talks Should Weigh Fatwas on Nuclear Arms IOF Kills Ex-Palestinian Prisoner following Zionist Rabbi Shooting Sweden the First EU Member to Recognize the State of Palestine Drones Spotted over Seven French Nuclear Sites Amnesty: Libya Militias Commit “Mounting War Crimes” Netanyahu Angrily Responds to “Chickenshit” Remarks by US Official Boroujerdi: Gradual Removal of Sanctions Unacceptable Sayyed Nasrallah Speaks during Fifth Night of Ashura Ceremony ISIL Terrorists Commit New Massacre in Iraq’s Anbar: Execute over 40 Tribesmen US Warplanes Bomb ISIL near Kobani As Peshmerga Move to Aid Kurds
Move right Stop Move left
Go to
Related Articles
Syria Slams Turkey for Allowing Foreign Fighters, Terrorists into Kobani US Warplanes Bomb ISIL near Kobani As Peshmerga Move to Aid KurdsBomb Blast in Homs Claims Dozens of Martyrs, InjuredGerman Intelligence: 450 Nationals Fight alongside ISILTurkey Says Peshmerga can Cross into Syria ’at Any Moment’ Terrorist Mikati Confesses of Scheme to Create ‘Emirate’ in North District ISIL Releases Video Showing British Hostage in Kobani
Sport site News Bulletin Programs network Twitter Watch almanar Live
Contact us Guestbook Polls RSS Feeds Mailing list
Androids Iphone Ipad Blackberry Videos
World
Minimize font Maximize font Save article
OIC Suspends Syrian Membership, Iran Slams, US Hails
Local Editor

OIC emblemThe Organization of Islamic Cooperation has suspended Syria’s membership Wednesday, a statement issued at the end of an OIC summit meeting in the Saudi city of Mecca said.

The statement added that participants had agreed on "the need to end immediately the acts of violence in Syria and to suspend that country from the OIC."

It stated there had been "deep concern at the massacres and inhuman acts suffered by the Syrian people."

OIC chief Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu told a news conference the decision sent "a strong message from the Muslim world to the Syrian regime."

It was "also a message to the international community stating that the Muslim world backs a peaceful solution (in Syria), wants an end to the bloodshed and refuses to let the problem degenerate into a religious conflict and spill over" into the wider region," Ihsanoglu said.

OIC meeting; August 2012The emergency summit of the world's largest Islamic bloc opened late Tuesday with the suspension proposal put forward by a preparatory meeting of foreign ministers.

Syria was suspended from the Arab League last year over the crisis, but the suspension had no impact on Syria’s role in the region.

Saudi King Abdullah has presided over the meeting, attended by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad whose country has openly criticized the push to suspend Syria.

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Thursday morning that suspending Syria's membership in the OIC was an unjust move.

Speaking to reporters at the Mecca Airport, the Iranian minister said, "Iran opposed suspending Syria's membership as it was against the Charter of the OIC."

Before making any decisions, Syria should have been invited to the summit to discuss and defend its position," Salehi said.

For its part, the U.S. administration commended Muslim states for suspending Syria's membership in the OIC, saying it sent a "strong message" to President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

"Today's action underscores the Assad regime's increasing international isolation and the widespread support for the Syrian people and their struggle for a democratic state that represents their aspirations and respects their human rights," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.

 

Source: AFP

16-08-2012 - 10:33 Last updated 16-08-2012 - 16:16 | 4123 View
Name Register Nickname
Users who already have nicknames
can comment without risking their ýID’s being impersonated

Users who already have nicknames can
 insert comment using their nickname

Email
Country
Title
Message
Number of allowed characters is 700 - 700 Character left
Disclaimer Al-Manar is not responsible for the content of the comments. All opinions expressed are those of the posters not Al-Manar’s or its staff. Al-Manar reserves the right to exclude comments that contain expressions falling beyond the bounds of decency
Email Register Nickname
Users who already have nicknames
can comment without risking their ýID’s being impersonated

Insert comment

Password
Title
Message
Number of allowed characters is 700 - 700 Character left
Disclaimer Al-Manar is not responsible for the content of the comments. All opinions expressed are those of the posters not Al-Manar’s or its staff. Al-Manar reserves the right to exclude comments that contain expressions falling beyond the bounds of decency
 

Users who already have nicknames can
 insert comment using their nickname

Insert comment

Edit password

Nickname
Email
Country
Password
Password Confirmation

  Insert comment

Users who already have nicknames can
 insert comment using their nickname

Email
Edit country
Old password
New password
Confirm new password

User Comments Number of comments: 1
1 - circumvent the sanctions of the west.
frank chau | Philippines 14:01 2012-08-16
since the west are imposing more sanctions on syria, then hezbollah must teach syrian regime to redirect
all those sanctions to the rebels and their fellow right-wing sunnis, so to starve themselves of all
sorts of supplies. syria lebanon iran iraq russia armenia sudan china india etc.must increase their
trades and investments, and possible create a free-trade-bloc and even single-currency to shield the
west imposed sanctions through u.n.. of course, trade in more high-tech weapons are needed to win wars.
if possible, hamas in gaza must build many underground bunkers too (if they are afraid of israel nukes
and bombs).

 

Al-Manar TV Lebanon Last update 30-10-2014 18:24 Beirut Time
199682735 Visits since 24-05-2010