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On his part, H.E. Dr. Youssef A. Al-Othaimeen, OIC Secretary General, insisted, in his statement at the inaugural session…The Secretary-General added that the years 2017 and 2018 have marked a very difficult stage that has put the Palestinian issue to extreme tests with the world community manifesting an unprecedented incapacity that further aggravates the situation. He considered a peaceful, equitable and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue would offer a broader and more comprehensive way out for many of our issues, as a real test to our states’ actual will and resolve to make advantageous use of their collective stand in international fora and their common drive to impress upon the international community to take action and rise up to its responsibilities vis-à-vis this issue that has been dragging for over seven decades.

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