Leaders Decide To Support Fund To Fight Poverty, OIC SG

DAKAR - Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the secretary general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), said Saturday the most important decision of the OIC summit in Senegal was to support the fund to counter poverty.

The 11th Session of Islamic Summit Conference of OIC took place in Senegal`s capital of Dakar from March 13th to 14th.

"Also, leaders said during their speeches that attacks against Islam in western world cannot be accepted," Ihsanoglu told Turkish reporters after he was re-elected the secretary general for a second term.

Ihsanoglu said he will continue to implement a ten-year action plan as long as he stays in the office.

"One of our main targets is to fight extremism, to prevent use of Islam by extreme or marginal groups," he also said.

(BRC)

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