JEDDAH, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) — The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen has strongly condemned the blast targeting Al-Rokban camp for Syrian displaced people, located near the Jordanian border in southern Syria. Scores of people were killed and injured.

In a statement, he offered his deepest condolences to the bereaved families of the deceased, wishing the injured a quick recovery.

The Secretary General reiterated the principled position of the OIC against terrorism and extremism in all its forms and manifestations irrespective of their justification whatsoever, and underscored the importance of exerting concerted international efforts to eliminate the phenomenon of terrorism.

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