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Publish Date: 18:13 - 31 July 2017
TEHRAN, July 31, YJC - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif is going to visit Turkey on Tuesday for OIC urgent meeting on al-Aqsa crisis, said Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi.

Zarif to visit Istanbul for OIC meetingTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) urgent meeting is going to focus on the latest developments in occupied Palestinian lands.

It is necessary for Islamic countries to cooperate and hold consultation following recent developments in occupied Palestinian lands and escalating pressures on Palestinians, he said.

He also said that Islamic states should never forget that Palestine is the key issue of the Islamic World despite certain disagreements and this issue would not be solved unless through Islamic Ummah unity and pressure on occupying Zionist regime.

Foreign ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) will convene in Istanbul on Aug. 1 to discuss ongoing tension in east Jerusalem after Israel attempted to restrict the use of the Harem al-Sherif for Muslims, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a written statement.

According to the statement, Turkey made the call for the extraordinary meeting as the term president of the OIC.

The OIC Executive Committee will discuss recent developments, read the statement without giving details.



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