Jeddah, 24 November 2021 (TDI): Global leaders are reunited in Saudi Arabia in the Russia-Islamic World meeting. At the conference, they will give different approaches to international issues.
In that sense, the agenda includes interfaith dialogue and understanding, trade and economic ties, as well as peace processes. The discussion will also cover traditional cultural and ethical values and prospects for the development and implementation of joint programs. Hence, the meeting will promote the ideas of the cultural, spiritual, and religious diversity of the modern world.
Likewise, leaders will address terrorism and the role of international organizations in peace and development. Additionally, it will cover aspects of dialogue and cultural and humanitarian rapprochement.
The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, stated that Russia attaches great significance to developing friendly ties with Muslim countries. Shared benefits are based on bilateral ties within the framework of the dialogue with the OIC. He added, “It is important that our positions are quite similar on (…) jointly advocating the creation of equitable and democratic world order, based on the primacy of law and the peaceful coexistence of states, and free from military dictate and any form of discrimination”.
One of the topics that captures attention was the Palestinian question. Moscow’s position on the settlement of the Palestinian problem is based on the approaches of the UN Security Council. Moreover, the solution needs to take into account the interests of all residents of the region.
According to the organization, guests and speakers at the event will include several authorities from the Member States and international organizations. Among the institutions, the Arab League, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Muslim World League, will be represented. The sessions will also count on the presence of heads of subjects of the Russian Federation.
Moreover, Prince Khalid al-Faisal will be the guest of honor at the meeting of the GSV “Russia-Islamic World”.