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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
Regionalism process is often seen as reaction to the failure of state – nation model to attain desirable outcomes through separate actions and it is also called as being factors to limit sovereignty of states. Chapter VIII of the charter of UN emphasis on effective role of regional arrangements in maintenance of regional peace and security and on pacific settlement of regional disputes through regional actions. Throughout its history, the Middle East has been a major center of world affairs, Hence the Organization of Islamic Cooperation is determined to enhance and consolidate the bond of fraternity and solidarity among the member states This article shall examine legal statues of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and its role in maintenance of regional peace and security as one opportunity among others in Middle East. In doing so, legal and practical capabilities are taken in to account. It concludes in principle that regionalism shall be considered as suitable means to strengthen and maintain regional peace and security.