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Sunday, 16 January 2022 07:40 GMT

Turkey- Erdogan hosts dinner in honor of Muslim heads of states

(MENAFN- The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) >Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted a dinner aboard the state yacht Savarona in Istanbul in honor of Muslim heads of states attending the upcoming 13th Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit.

This is the first time Turkey will host the two-day summit between Thursday and Friday since the body’s inception in 1969.

Turkey will take over the organization’s chair for the next two years during the summit which will be held under the theme “Unity and Solidarity for Justice and Peace”.

The summit will increase unity and solidarity between Muslim countries in the fight against terrorism according to a statement posted on the organization’s official website.

The high-level meeting of Muslim leaders is also expected to discuss the situation in Syria Yemen Palestine Iraq and Azerbaijan; a declaration is also expected at the end of the meeting.

Founded in 1969 the Organization of Islamic Cooperation consists of 57 member states and represents the collective voice of the Islamic world according to the statement.

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