Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019

OIC condemns attack on a military base in Mali

Jeddah, The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, has strongly condemned the bloody attack on a military army base in the village of Dura, in the center Mali carried out by an armed group on Saturday night, killing at least 16 soldiers.

The Secretary General described the attack as a criminal and barbaric act aimed at impeding the implementation of the Mali Peace Agreement and destabilizing the country, urging the Government of Mali to intensify efforts to reduce the threat of terrorism and bring to justice all those responsible for any shameful act.

Dr. Al-Othaimeen expressed deep condolences to the families of the victims and to the government and the people of Mali for this painful event, reiterating the OIC's firm position on rejecting terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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