Taghrib News Agency (TNA) 19 Oct 2021 - 11:56 http://www.taghribnews.com/en/news/523206/muslims-in-charge-of-standing-against-arrogant-elements -------------------------------------------------- Croatian Mufti speaking at the 35th Islamic Unity Conference: Title : Muslims, in charge of standing against arrogant elements -------------------------------------------------- The Croatian Mufti said "today we see groups involved in war and crime in the Islamic world chanting the slogan “I bear witness that there is no god but Allah’’ and at the same time, committing great crimes under the pretext of Islam. Text : We have a duty to confront these elements and speak out against them, said the top Croat cleric, adding that we should say loudly that Islam is a religion of friendship and love and not allow these arrogant people to create divisions among Muslim communities. At the opening ceremony of the 35th Conference on Islamic Unity, Dr. Aziz Hasnovic, referred to the personality of Ayatollah Taskhiri and said he was our brother, friend, teacher, and guide in many world gatherings and conferences. We ask God almighty to bestow the best rewards for his great soul and to place him in paradise. He wished success for Dr. Shahriari in fulfilling his responsibilities in the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought. Hasnovic referred to this year s Islamic Unity Conference, Peace and Avoiding Division in the Islamic World and said the topic chosen for the 35th International Conference on Islamic Unity is a very appropriate and important, but it must be said, as long as the blood of innocent Muslims is being shed on the ground, we can t talk about unity in its real sense. The Croatian Mufti concluded his speech by saying that today, the duty of Muslims is to consolidate their unity and ranks as much as possible and try to drive the arrogant enemy out of the Islamic lands. 35th edition of Islamic Unity Conference is underway in the capital Tehran on October 19-24 mainly in virtual meetings of Muslim scholars, intellectuals and thinkers from across the globe. The theme for Islamic Unity Conference 2021 is "Islamic Unity, Peace and Avoidance of Division and Conflict in the World of Islam." The issue of Palestine and honoring the leading proximity figure, late Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Taskhiri will be discussed in separate webinars in this event.