The Islamic Summit on Jerusalem was launched amid weak representation at the presidential level
20:20 - 18/05/2018
Baghdad / Follow-up ..
The extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which was called by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the rotating president of the Organization, was launched on Friday evening following clashes that killed more than 60 Palestinians and wounded thousands on the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel. The level of the presidency of the Islamic countries that are members of the Organization
The emergency summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) began in the presence of representatives from more than 40 countries, including eight leaders at the level of presidents, kings or princes, according to the list of participants published by the Turkish Foreign Ministry
Qatar, Iran, Afghanistan, Guinea, Kuwait, Mauritania, Sudan and Jordan will participate at the level of leaders, kings or princes at the summit. The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, Jordan's King Abdullah II, Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Guinean President Alpha Kundi
Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates will also participate at the level of ministers at the summit. The meeting will be attended by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir, his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shukri and UAE Minister of State Maitha Salem Al Shamsi.
With the participation of representatives of Algeria, Libya, Lebanon, Somalia, Yemen, Bahrain, Iraq and Tunisia, as well as participation at the level of prime ministers of Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas did not attend an emergency summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), where Palestinian Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah will replace him