India Flays OIC References To Jammu And Kashmir

20 June 2014

New Delhi: India on Friday criticised mentioning of 'misleading references' to Jammu and Kashmir in a resolution by Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in its meeting in Jeddah. 'We note with regret that the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation has once again made factually incorrect and misleading references to matters internal to India, including the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir which is an integral part of India. 'We reject all such references-resolutions. The OIC has no locus standi on matters concerning the internal affairs of India,' the Spokesperson in the External Affairs Ministry said. He said this in response to a question on resolutions adopted during the 41st session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of OIC in which has mentions about Jammu and Kashmir along with countries like Yemen, Mali Bosnia and Herzegovina.