A senior Iranian cleric denounced anti Islam moves saying increasing tendency of the youth to Islam is the reason for the arrogant powers to take hostile measures against this religion.
Hujjat-ol-Islam Seyyed Mousa Mousavi, Deputy at the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, attending international conference on religious tolerance in Baku, slammed the arrogant powers for spreading Islamophobia and said Islam opposes any form of violence, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).
He said,” Zionists and the US massacre Muslims in some countries in a bid to undermine the glory of Islam and disappoint Muslims with their revolutions.”
Iranian scholar hailed the international Forum on “State and Religion: Strengthening tolerance in the changing world” and said Christian, Jewish and Muslim elites denounced violent behaviors under the pretext of religion.
He referred to Muslim scholars who quoted Qur’an verses and credible Hadith and proved the opposition of Islam with fratricide and any form of violence and that Islamophobic moves are due to provocative moves of the enemies.
According to the Deputy of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, all violations committed by some ignorant people are supported by the enemies of Islam.
“Arrogant powers led by the US and the Zionists is concerned over increasing tendency of the youth to Islam; therefore, they try to prevent the spread of Islam in any possible way.” he noted
First International Baku Forum on “State and Religion: Strengthening tolerance in the changing world” was held in Baku on the initiative of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, the Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation (ICYF-DC) and several international organizations.
The final document underlined the importance of religious tolerance and damage of extremism, reflected the establishment of cooperation network of state representatives, religious figures and scientists for protection of tolerance in the world.