OIC condemns terrorist attack in Algeria

August 20, 2008

Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu today condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack in Bouira, Algeria.

In a press statement issued in Jeddah, Secretary-General Ihsanoglu lashed out against whoever stands behind these crimes and said that these acts are incompatible with the sacred values and teachings of Islam.  He also called for a determined response against these blood-shedding and barbarous acts and bringing the perpetrators to justice.