Hossein Jaberi Ansari

OIC turned into department of Saudi Foreign Ministry

TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) – Iranian FM Spokesman Jaberi Ansari said Mon. the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has turned into a department of Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministry and making complaints to its secretariat does not seem to bear any results.  

In his weekly press conference on Monday in Tehran, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said Saudi Arabia is responsible for barring Iranians from attending Hajj pilgrimage, adding “the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has in a way turned into a formal office for Saudi Arabia and for this reason, making complaints to the secretariat of the OIC does not seem to yield any results, and the Hajj issue continues to remain the major issue of difference in Iran and Saudi Arabia’s foreign policies.”

By Mehr News Agency