Azerbaijan, Baku, June 27/ Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
China has expressed its desire to get observer status in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the organization said in its press release on Wednesday.
Deputy Foreign Minister of China, Cheng Guoping voiced this intention during a meeting with OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, who is on an official visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The OIC was founded on Sept.25, 1969 at a conference of the heads of Muslim countries in Rabat to ensure Islamic solidarity in the social, economic and political spheres, the struggle against colonialism, neocolonialism and racism and to support the Palestine Liberation Organization.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Central African Republic, Russian Federation, as well as the Moro National Liberation Front in the Philippines and several organizations (UN, NAM, etc.) have observer status in the organization. The headquarters of the organization is located in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia).
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