.
.
.
.

OIC pledges to help achieve peace in Afghanistan

Published: Updated:

The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) pledged on Sunday to help achieve peace in Afghanistan and said its future leaders must guard against allowing the country to be used as a platform or safe haven for “terrorists.”

The organization urged “the future Afghan leadership” and the international community to work together to ensure that Afghanistan is never again used as a backyard for international militancy.

For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

“Terrorist organizations are not allowed to have a foothold (in Afghanistan),” said a final communique, issued after the Saudi Arabia-based organization held a special meeting called by Riyadh to discuss the situation in the war-torn country.

The statement called on Afghan parties to resolve their differences “peacefully.”

Read more:

Taliban will face resistance if they try to seize Panjshir valley: Ahmad Massoud

Videos of Taliban’s weapons seizure in Afghanistan embarrass Washington

Explainer: The Taliban have taken over Afghanistan. What’s next?