Muslims Should Eschew Rifts

Muslims Should Eschew RiftsMuslims Should Eschew Rifts

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Muslim nations should strengthen unity and solidarity, avoid rifts and fight terrorism.

“I strongly believe that putting an end to the complex and unfortunate crises in the Muslim world and achieving stability, security and sustainable peace depends on consolidating cooperation, cohesion and solidarity among Muslim countries based on mutual respect and understanding ,” Larijani said on Tuesday.

The senior lawmaker made the remarks in a message to his Muslim counterparts on the occasion of the fasting month of Ramadan, Press TV reported.

“The strategic interests of Muslim nations is tied to the fight against insecurity, extremist takfiri dogma, terrorist groups and avoiding discord and division,” he noted.

Larijani described the holy month of Ramadan as a “great opportunity” for Muslims of any denomination and nationality to bolster solidarity, brotherhood and unity and shed non-Islamic prejudice.

He said the Iranian parliament’s focus is on strengthening cooperation with parliaments of Muslim countries and building convergence among them to address the challenges and threats facing the Ummah.