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UNGA adopts resolution strengthening ties b/w UN, OIC
December 07, 2017

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UN General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution calling for strengthening cooperation between the UN and OIC in efforts to promote a just Middle East settlement.

The resolution was adopted with 92 votes in favour to zero against, with four abstentions India, Israel, Syria and Armenia.

It also affirmed that it shared a common objective of fostering peaceful and political solutions to other conflicts in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and Security Council resolutions.

The Assembly also welcomed OIC's engagement in the fight against violent extremism and terrorism and invited OIC to participate in all its sessions and those of its subsidiary bodies as an observer body.