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At OIC meeting, Maldives thwarts Pakistan's attempt to target India

IndiaTimes Friday, 22 May 2020
Maldives has called out propaganda against India at the virtual Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting at the United Nations. Maldives Permanent representative to the United Nations, Thilmeeza Hussain, minced no words and said alleging Islamophobia in the context of India would be factually incorrect.
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