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representatives from the Islamic Republic of Iran cannot attend the meetings of
the permanent members of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as
Saudi Arabia refuses to grant visa to them, and these kinds of statements are
issued under the pressure posed by Saudi Arabia in an unfair and partial
manner,” said Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign
affairs, on Thursday.
remarks came after the Permanent Representatives' Meeting of the Organization
for Islamic Cooperation, held at the headquarters of the OIC General
Secretariat in Jeddah, called on Iran to stop supplying Yemenis with ballistic
missiles; an accusation that Iran has repeatedly dismissed as unfounded.
states carrying out aggression against Yemen are responsible for the
humanitarian crisis of the last years which have been accompanied by daily
slaughter of the defenseless people of Yemen with the aggressors’ most advanced
military purchases and the total destruction of infrastructures in this country,”
censured the Saudi-led coalition which are “covering up their crimes and
deviating the world's public opinion by issuing such worthless statements and
abusing regional and international institutions and mechanism.”
statements under the banner of and by abusing the creditably of the
Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) not only creates distrust between
the member states and is a waste of their capitals and capacities, but it
also ruins the use and functionality of the Organization to deal with the major
problems of the Islamic World and undermines the international status of the
Organization,” he asserted.