International deputy of the Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei called Islamic Republic of Iran as the forerunner of Islamic Awakening and warned against disunity among Islamic community.
Ali Akbar Velayati, International deputy of the Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei warned against disunity between Shia and Sunni and praised the efforts of Iran to boost ties among Islamic denominations, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).
“Three fourth of world Muslims are Sunni but they are in quite cooperation with Shia,” he said.
This cultural figure also noted that participants in the first conference on Islamic Awakening were unanimously agreeing that the Shia government in Iran is trying to create more unity, confidence and vigilance between Shia and Sunni.
He reiterated the capabilities of Islamic Republic of Iran to lead the path for other Islamic countries.
According to this Iranian official, Islamic Awakening is not a new idea though its new echoes has attracted the global attention.