State Committee on Religious Establishments regards report by U.S. State Department as biased & inaccurate

Society Materials 11 November 2005 15:48 (UTC +04:00)

The Azerbaijani State Department on Religious Establishments is sorry that the
annual report by the U.S. State Department on adherence to freedom of religion in the world reflects no real situation, bur biased, inaccurate and groundless remarks by a group of religious communities, Trend reports referring to the message spread by the State Committee.

Existing tolerance, friendly relations between different religions, positive experience of the government was repeatedly noted by authoritative international organizations, the message says. Remarks by some religious communities related to illegal spreading of religious literature in the country, registration of communities, negative attitude in regard to missionary work was repeatedly commented by the State Committee.

The report gives impression of the collection based on materials delivered in different ways.