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OIC Secretary General write letter to French Foreign Minister

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(Jeddah-AlummahWorld, 21 Rabi-Al Awwal 1436, 12 Jan 2015) The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Iyad Ameen Madani, in a letter to the Foreign Minister of France H E Mr. Laurent Fabius has condemned the terrorist attack against the office of Charlie Hebdo Magazine in Paris on 7 January 2015 which claimed lives of 10 media workers and two police officers according to news reports.

In his letter, the Secretary-General expressed his solidarity with the Government and People of France in their moment of national grief; and extended his deepest condolences to the families of the victims.

He reiterated OIC’s unwavering and principled position which condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, reaffirming the need to consolidate regional and international efforts to combat and root out this phenomenon of terrorizing innocent people, threatening social fabrics and creating a gulf between cultures and religions.

He also expressed his conviction that the founding principles of the French Republic; Liberty, Equality and Fraternity would undoubtedly prevail and that multiculturalism, and sharing the world among all would not be restrained by such criminal acts that have no place in any religion, culture or social conviction.