Jeddah(Mogadishu24)-Organization of Islamic Conference(OIC) on Thursday expressed their solidarity with the Federal Republic of Somalia, stressing the need to respect its sovereignty and territorial integrity following the diplomatic row between Ethiopia and Somalia.

“Against the backdrop of its commitment to respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States in accordance with the Charter of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and international law, and following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for Partnership and Cooperation between the Federal Republic of Ethiopia and Somaliland on 1 January 2024, the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed rejection of any act violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Somalia”, OIC said.

The General Secretariat renewed the solidarity of the OIC with the Federal Republic of Somalia and stressed the need to respect its sovereignty and territorial integrity and to safeguard security, peace, and stability in the region.

Earlier, The European Union, Arab league, African Union and other countries including United States of America showed solidarity with Somalia regarding to the diplomatic row between the two neighboring countries and called for a respect to the sovereignty of Somalia.

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