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OIC welcomes announcement to conduct plebiscite in Southern Philippines

 

The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has welcomed the announcement by the Philippine Commission on Elections (COMELEC) that a plebiscite will be held on 21 January 2019 to decide on the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).

The OIC General Secretariat said in a statement that the success of the plebiscite is crucial to the Mindanao peace process and urged all the stakeholders to participate fully to ensure the success of this endeavor. It also renewed its call for the Moro leaders and all the parties to the peace process in the Southern Philippines to be committed to ensuring a lasting peace in the Mindanao region.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

 

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