The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Rejects Outcomes of Referendum in Disputed Territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, Trend reports.
It is mentioned in the statement that the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu has expressed the OIC rejection the outcome of the recent referendum in Nagorno-Karabakh stating that the election was against International Law particularly the Geneva Convention.
Prof. Ihsanoglu in a statement today noted such referendum has not only created a new problem but also complicated the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. He emphasized that the latest development will undermine the existing international efforts seeking to achieve a negotiated settlement of the dispute.
The Secretary General, while reiterating that lasting peace could only be reached through negotiations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenian side. He also restated the determination of the OIC to remain engaged in finding an acceptable solution to the territorial dispute.