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OIC ministers call for closer media cooperation

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Information and communication ministers from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) have called for closer media cooperation at the end of their conference in Iran’s capital, Tehran.

The 10th Session of the Islamic Conference of Information Ministers (ICIM) issued a final communiqué on Wednesday, emphasizing the need for closer media cooperation among OIC member states in an effort to show the true image of Islam.

The participants in the conference called for an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands, saying media in the OIC member states should cover Tel Aviv’s atrocities against the Palestinians and the regime’s attempts to Judaize the occupied al-Quds (Jerusalem).

They also stressed the significance of media convergence to help strengthen peace and tranquility in the Islamic world, saying media can play an important role in countering all forms of violence, extremism and racism.

The ministers also condemned the crimes perpetrated at the hands of the ISIL terrorists who are wreaking havoc on Iraq and Syria, expressing support for media activities to help stop the spread of hatred and discrimination against Muslims.

The 10th Session of the Islamic Conference of Information Ministers kicked off in Tehran on Monday.

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