Thursday, August 1, 2013


U.S. envoy to the Islamic Conference visited the organization's headquarters in Jeddah:

Incident 'Times Square' sensitive to the crime but will not affect in the direction toward the Muslim world, Obama

Jeddah - Hussein Al-Qahtani
U.S. Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference Rashad Hussain to find a car bomb in Times Square in New York will not affect the relations between the United States and the Muslim world and described the incident as "crime sensitive" and it is impressive for the fact that the criminal Muslim.
Said Rashad Hussain, who visited the headquarters of the Organization of the Islamic Conference in Jeddah on Sunday afternoon, that is of such acts do not represent the Muslim majority, does not express the opinion of the vast majority of Muslims.
On the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and Palestinian lack of progress in dissolved despite the ideas of President Obama on this issue pointed Hussein that his country is committed to the settlement of the conflict in the Middle East, one of the most important priorities of the administration of President Obama and we do not wait for the last minute even intervene and do what we can, "President Obama does not accept the legitimacy of the settlement and issued a statement in this regard from his first week in the White House, and I am a Muslim on this matter and care about him very much. "
He added: "President Obama is very interested to resolve this conflict has sent his envoy to the region, George Mitchell, a 60-year conflict, while not passing on President Obama's speech to the Muslim world in Cairo for more than a year."
Hussein's comments came during a visit to the headquarters of the organization, during which he met Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Ambassador Abdullah Abdul Rahman world, where he discussed with him issues of the Middle East, and relations between the organization and the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama.
Hussein also discussed with Assistant Secretary General for Palestine and Jerusalem Affairs, Ambassador Samir Bakr, the Middle East, especially the settlement issue, and the transfer of U.S. envoy to the point of view of U.S. President Barack Obama regarding ongoing developments in the peace process in the region.
On the other hand, Rashad Hussain discussed the issue of activating the Convention against polio in the Muslim world, and concluded with the organization, in addition to activating the Convention on health care for the mother and child in the countries of the Islamic world.
Hussein's visit to the headquarters of the Organization the second since he took office, and his first visit had coincided with a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who last met in February, Secretary-General of the Organization, Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu.
The Ambassador Abdullah world after the meeting, the organization asked the U.S. envoy to the implementation of the strategy of U.S. President towards the Muslim world and received in his speech in Cairo, where Rashad Hussein one who contributed to the preparation of that speech.
He pointed out that the political administration in the organization looks forward to coordinating with the U.S. president's envoy personally in the implementation of that strategy, particularly with regard to the Palestinian issue and to act as a neutral towards it, as well as cooperation to resolve conflicts in the Islamic world through international forums such as the United Nations and others.
He announced the two parties during the meeting looked forward to be these meetings periodically to closer relationship, in addition to the need for coordination in several areas, most notably the follow-up implementation of the program to eradicate polio in Islamic countries, and health care maternal and child health, and to provide the correct image of Islam and counter Islamophobia.

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