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India slams OIC for raking up Kashmir at its Dhaka meet

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today slammed the (OIC) for raking up the issue at its recent meeting in Dhaka, saying the bloc has no locus standi in the country's internal matters.

In a strongly worded statement, the (MEA) said is an integral part of and asked the OIC to refrain from making such references.

"We observe with utmost regret as well as categorically reject the resolutions adopted by on at the 45th CFM (Council of Foreign Ministers) session of OIC in held on May 5 to 6," it said.

The MEA said, "We affirm once again that is an integral part of and the OIC has no locus standi in matters strictly internal to India. We advise OIC to refrain from such references."

The OIC meet had mentioned Jammu and Kashmir along with several other volatile regions and extended the group's solidarity for the demands of the people for sovereignty.

The OIC is a 57-nation grouping which claims to be the collected voice of Muslims across the world.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 21:40 IST