Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. Iyad Ameen Madani, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), condemned the "parliamentary elections" to be held in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 3 May 2015, OIC said in a statement.
“The secretary general states that these elections are illegal and in contravention of the resolutions of the UN Security Council, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Similarly, the OIC secretary general calls on the international community to condemn this process and deem it illegitimate,” said the statement.
“The Secretary General reiterates the constant principled position of the OIC supporting the efforts made by Azerbaijan toward a peaceful solution to the territorial conflict in the frame of the relevant international resolutions and on the basis of respect for the principles of territorial integrity of states and inviolability of internationally recognized borders,” the statement noted.