2005 News Story

OIC calls on Iraqis to end sectarian violence

The Jeddah-based Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) today called on all Iraqis to take the opportunity of the holy month of Ramadan to put an end to the escalating sectarian violence that is threatening the unity, stability and future of the country. In a statement, the OIC also said it is willing to contribute to the success of all constructive initiatives aimed at restoring peace in Iraq, including the latest plan by Saudi Arabia to host a reconciliation meeting of Iraqi factions in Jeddah.