Iranian top cleric called Islamic ummah as a nation to serve other nations with efforts to call people for peace and goodness as the basis for its formation.
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Ayatollah Mohsen Araki, Secretary General of World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, attended the press conference held on threshold of 31st Islamic Unity Conference to be held concurrent with birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), to relate on the issues of Palestine, theme for the upcoming conference and the data on participants to the annual event on 4-6 November 2017, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).
Ayatollah Araki hailed the recent achievements of the resistance against Daesh Takfiri terrorists in Syria and Iraq to highlight that as the arrival of a new era for Muslim world leaders to struggle for building and boosting unity among different parts of the Islamic nation.
He said,” The biggest intrigue by enemies of Muslims, particularly the heinous triparty of Zionism, Wahhabism and US imperialism was to divide the Islamic nation and breaking the determination of liberal pacifist nations to form Daesh, a plot which was foiled to be followed by a certain vow to form unified Islamic ummah (nation).”
Ayatollah Araki vowed that struggles towards formation of unified Islamic nation will be seriously maintained under the guidelines of the Supreme Leader.
The cleric referred to more than 20 international conference attended by the World Forum and also cooperation with several proximity figures across the world in line with convergence of the Muslim countries.
“Today we are witness to promotion made by unity-oriented movements” said the cleric and expressed hope for a new era in convergence of the Muslim world.
When asked on modern Islamic civilization as the theme for upcoming Islamic Unity Conference, Ayatollah Araki called solidarity based on shared objectives as the prerequisite to formation of any civilization and said,” Islamic nation is a nation which has appeared to serve others and the basis for its formation is calling people to peace and goodness.”
When asked on invitation and possibility of participation by Al-Azhar grand Mufti, Iranian cleric hailed the Egyptian religious academy as one of the most important proximity centers extending respects for the efforts by Sheikh Ahmad Al Tayyeb.
Ayatollah Araki expressed hope that top Egyptian cleric will attend the Islamic Unity Conference 2017 since the move will certainly make a great contribution to building unity and convergence in the world of Isalm.
He called Al Azhar as a key part of unifying movements in the world of Islam.
Iranian senior scholar called the issue of Palestine as the major issue in the world of Islam and for the whole humanity and said,” Zionist regime is brainchild in line with dominating imperialism on the Middle East region and not a Jewish government” and added,” Confrontation with this cancerous tumor is meant to revive Islam”
According to the cleric Islamic Unity Conference 2017 will be attended by over 220 international and 300 national figures many of whom will be attending the event for the first time.
Still on the cultural programs for confrontation with soft war, to be performed on the sideline of the 31st Islamic Unity Conference, the cleric referred to committees to be held on accurate explanation of Islam, new Islamic civilization and necessity of confrontation with deviate movements.
Among other activities on the sideline of the Islamic Unity Conference 2017 will be poetry reading meetings and celebrations for the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).