Organization of Islamic Cooperation wants to engage with Trump

Leaders and representatives of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states pose for a group photo during the Istanbul Summit in April, 2016. (File photo: Reuters)

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has congratulated Donald Trump on his election as the 45th President of the United States of America.

In a press statement, the OIC recalled its fruitful relations developed over the years with the USA and hopes that this constructive relationship would further continue with the incoming administration on the basis of mutual respect.

The pan-Islamic body expressed its readiness to engage closely with the new US authorities to further strengthen the existing OIC-US bilateral ties and to jointly contribute to addressing global challenges with the aim of enhancing peaceful coexistence, understanding, and harmony in the world.

This report was first published in Saudi Gazette on November 12, 2016.

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