Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 29 / Trend M. Aliyev /
The sole road to a happy future in the Caucasus is through an interethnic and interfaith understanding, cooperation, and preservation of national territorial integrity, the Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Office Sheik-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade said during the opening of the academic conference "Preventing the spread of extremist ideology in the Caucasus," dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Azerbaijan's independence on Thursday.
"Caucasus security and welfare are very important for all of us," Pashazade said.
He said that one of Azerbaijan's greatest achievements is establishing the stability of religious and spiritual values.
The conference has been organized by the Caucasus Muslims Office and the Moscow State Linguistic University. Azerbaijani and Russian religious figures, theologians, and public representatives of civil society will attend the conference.