Secretary General: Iran-OIC cooperation positive

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The outgoing Secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin İhsanoglu said on Tuesday that Iran-OIC cooperation had been positive during his 9-year tenure, IRNA reported.

Speaking to Iranˈs Ambassador and Permanent Envoy to the OIC, Hamid-Reza Dehqani in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday, Ihsanoglu thanked Iranian nation, government, foreign minister and former foreign ministers for their cooperation with him during his term of office.

He wished success for Iran in various regional and international arenas.

After providing vibrant leadership and a new direction of "solidarity in action" to the OIC for nearly a decade, Ihsanoglu stepped down on Tuesday as secretary general of the Organization.

Saudi former Minister of Haj and Culture and Information Iyad Madani will succeed him for the next five years.

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