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Iranian deputy FM attends OIC meeting in Guinea
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c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_02_ep2(243).jpgTEHRAN – Iran has participated in the Fortieth Session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member States’ Council of Foreign Ministers, which kicked off in Conakry, capital of the Republic of Guinea, on Monday. 
Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian is representing Iran in the three-day conference, which is being held under the theme: Dialogue of Civilizations: Factor of Peace and Sustainable Development. 
Amir Abdollahian met with a number of officials on the sidelines of the conference on Sunday, including the foreign ministers of the Republic of Guinea and Lebanon. 
The proceedings of the council of foreign ministers will include a special ministerial session on the city of Al Quds to seek practical steps towards addressing the Israeli policies and plans aimed at Judaizing the Holy City and dividing Al Aqsa Mosque, according to the organization’s website. 
The agenda of this session comprises consideration of all major issues, particularly the submission of new draft resolutions on the situation in Syria, the situation of the Rohingya Muslim minority after the visit of the ministerial delegation to Myanmar, Muslims in the southern Philippines, the establishment of new OIC regional offices in non-member states, and the appointment of assistant secretaries-general for the starting tenure. 
The OIC foreign ministers are, in the Conakry meeting, tackling Islamophobia and elimination of hatred against Islam, combating defamation of religions, as well as the adoption of the draft resolutions on the Cause of Palestine, political affairs, the situation of Muslim minorities and communities in non-member states, humanitarian affairs, information, economic affairs, science and technology, cultural and social affairs and family.

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