Iranian Sunni cleric: Islamic nation should unite against enemies
Akhoond Abdul Hay Mirza Ali, member of the general assembly at World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, in an interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA) detailed his view on the meaning of Islamic unity demanding Muslims to resist against the enemies in a united body.
He said,” By Islamic unity we mean that the followers of different Islamic denominations not only stand committed to the beliefs and principles of their school of thought but also stand in full existence with other Muslims in regards to social, political, economic, military and cultural activities.
Friday prayer leader of Aqqala County in Golestan Province highlighted Qur’anic guidelines as the most important ways to achieve Islamic proximity adding,” Pursuing Qur’an and Hadith can protect Islamic nation against enemies.”
According to the Sunni scholar achieving unity and convergence, creation of an innovative and sustained solidarity and also bridging the gaps in the world of Islam necessitates focus on common axis and arenas.
Manager of Islamiyah Seminary in Aqqala highlighted necessity of proximity grounds and unifying factors for all Muslims and said all inconveniences and different hurdles on the way to Islamic unity should be lifted.
The cleric called for maintaining wisdom and understanding world issues in a bid to know the enemies, seve the hands of colonial powers and also foil their plots.
Iranian Sunni figure stressed that Muslims unite based on their commonalities, understand their differences and maintain mutual respect in discussing their disagreements before they accept the right view bravely.
Friday prayer leader of Aqqala praised the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought for taking influential steps in line with coexistence of different Islamic denominations.
He highlighted importance of academic conventions, focus on common religious principles, increasing ties between religious elites, avoiding intriguing faiths and also popularization of proximity discussions.