The OIC Satisfies at the United Nations Security Council Lifting of Sanctions against the Sudan

OIC Press Release

1 October 2001

The OIC Satisfies at the United Nations Security Council Lifting of Sanctions against the Sudan

Dr. Abdelouahed Belkeziz, the Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), expressed his satisfaction at the resolution of the United Nations Security Council providing for the lifting of sanctions imposed on the Republic of Sudan. The Secretary-General stated that the decision reaffirms the resolutions of Islamic summit Conferences and Islamic Conferences of Foreign Ministers that have been calling for the lifting of the unjust sanctions imposed on the Sudan since 1996.

The Secretary-General also called on the Security Council to expedite the lifting of the embargo imposed on all other Member States of the Organization of the Islamic Conference placed under such a regime.

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