Jeddah - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen condemned the horrendous terrorist attack at the military base in Kabul on Tuesday, which resulted in the loss of 11 lives and scores injured.
The secretary general condemned in the strictest terms the series of terrorist attacks during the week perpetrated against the innocent Afghan people, which has killed and maimed hundreds of people. The attacks, claimed by Taliban and Daesh, raises serious concern on the precarious security situation in Afghanistan and calls on the international community to enhance its cooperation with the Afghan government for furthering law and order, strengthening security apparatus, and enforcing the writ of Afghan Government.
The OIC chief further stated that the perpetrators and supporters of these shocking crimes have definitely no place among Muslims. While reiterating the OIC's support to Afghanistan, he commended the resilience, resolve and perseverance of the Afghan nation. Dr. Al-Othaimeen conveyed his sincere condolences to the families of the victims as well as to the Government and people of Afghanistan and wished for the speedy recovery of wounded.
The chief also reaffirmed OIC's unwavering solidarity and supported to Afghanistan in these critical and painful circumstances. The OIC has appointed a new Permanent Representative to Afghanistan and has reinvigorated its diplomatic activities, humanitarian efforts, and pursuance of the OIC's commitment to the stability and rebuilding of Afghanistan.
Al-Othaimeen expressed his firm rejection of these terrorist acts, which violate the sanctity of human life and reiterated the principled position of the OIC against all forms of terrorism and extremism, which has emerged as a daunting threat to all Member States and international peace and security. He, once again, repeated his call for international solidarity in the fight against the scourge of terrorism.
Source: International Islamic News Agency