OIC support Iranian nuclear program at UN

Foreign ministers of member states of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) on Tuesday called for disarmament and expressed support for Iranian peaceful nuclear program.

Submitted by AnarchoProle on September 29, 2006

The foreign ministers held their annual coordination meeting on the sidelines of the 61st session of the United Nations General Assembly.

The foreign ministers studied the problems facing Islamic states and called for solidarity of the Islamic nations to deal with the challenges.

They adopted common stance of the member states to thwart the hardships to which the Islamic states are exposed.

IRNA reporter at the United Nations said that the OIC foreign ministers released a statement calling for nuclear disarmament and annihilation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD).

The statement expressed concern about the pressure being exerted on Iran for the national nuclear program to generate electricity and said that out-of-balance pressure on Iran will have consequences on security of the Middle East and the entire world.

The OIC foreign ministers held Israeli regime accountable for possessing nuclear weapons and called on the international community to bring the Israeli stockpile of nuclear arms under supervision of the UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

The statement condemned in the strongest terms the Zionist regime's crimes against Lebanese and Palestinian nations and called for alleviating the sufferings of people in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Quoted in the Tehran Times