Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemns terror attacks in Somalia, Nigeria

Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, secretary-general of OIC, expressed his condolences to the Somali government. (Supplied)
Updated 04 September 2018
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Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemns terror attacks in Somalia, Nigeria

  • The OIC also condemned the deadly attack by Boko Haram on a military base in Nigeria’s Borno State

JEDDAH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned on Sunday the terrorist attack in Mogadishu, which resulted in killing six people, including two children.
Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, secretary-general of OIC, expressed his condolences to the Somali government on this tragic loss of lives, and the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.
The secretary-general said the cowardly attack targeting government buildings and civilians is an attempt by terrorists to undermine peace and stability efforts in Somalia. He stressed the need to strengthen global partnerships to counter the threat of terrorism.
The OIC also condemned the deadly attack by Boko Haram on a military base in Nigeria’s Borno State, which claimed the lives of one officer and thirty soldiers and left others wounded during the assault.
Al-Othaimeen expressed dismay at the brutal attack by the terrorist group and conveyed his deep sympathy and condolence to the authorities in Nigeria as well as to the families of the victims.


Saudi Crown Prince meets Chinese vice premier

Updated 22 February 2019
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Saudi Crown Prince meets Chinese vice premier

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng at the Great Hall of the People on Friday before attending a China-Saudi cooperation forum. 
The forum was followed by a ceremony to sign agreements including those on petroleum, the chemical industry, investment, renewable energy and anti-terrorism.
Saudi Arabia is one of China's top crude oil suppliers and an important market for its exports. Mohammed bin Salman is scheduled to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping later on Friday.
The Crown Prince's visit is the third leg of his Asia tour, which has taken him to India and Pakistan.