Turkey’s vice president said Thursday that international bodies as well as the UN should be reorganized.

There is need for international institutions as well as the UN and its bodies to be reorganized, Fuat Oktay said, adding that the world faced new challenges every day.

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the 35th Ministerial Meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation (COMCEC), Oktay said that excessively high economic growth rates could bring inequality and poverty for many.

“As high growth rates drive millions of people into poverty, growth becomes less of a

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