Radical sects exist in Azerbaijan: state committee's chairman
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 6 / Trend , A.Huseynbala/
There are radical sects in the country, the chairman of the Azerbaijani State Committee on Religious Organizations said.
"The radical religious sects are small groups and unable to influence on the Azerbaijani society," the state committee's Chairman Hidayat Orujov said at a meeting of the parliamentary committee on discussions relating to changes in the law on "Freedom of Religion" on May 6.
The law on "Freedom of Religion" was adopted in 1992. The amendments and changes to the law will be submitted to the parliament for discussions.
Orujov said there are 92 mosques built by foreign countries in Azerbaijan. Some 24 of them belong to Turkey, 63 - Kuwait, three - Saudi Arabia, and one - Dakar.
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