Mustafa Jemilev met with OIC secretary-general Iyad bin Amin Madani

11 April 2014 09:53

Leader of Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Jemilev met with secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad bin Amin Madani in Jiddah, Saudi Arabiya April 10.

Special focus of the meeting was paid for political situation in Ukraine and Crimea. The sides also discussed the priority directions of international cooperation.

The OIC secretary-general pointed out the possibility and necessity for Ukraine to join the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, adding that the OIC supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

In turn, Crimean Tatar leader stressed that OIC position towards Ukraine is fully consistent with the principles and positions of Crimean Tatars on the issue.

The sides also discussed prospects for creation national schools in Crimea with the support of OIC member countries.

The possibility for Crimean Tatar students to study in universities of the Islamic world was also discussed.