Azerbaijani, Russian Religious Leaders Stick to Alike Position on Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict (video)
Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr S. Aghayeva / Azerbaijan and Russia's religious leaders stock to alike position on Nagorno-Karabakh insisting the conflict should be settled in a peaceful way, the Chairman of Caucasus Muslims Clerical Port, Sheik-ul-Islam Hadji Allahshukur Pashazadeh, said at the meeting with the Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Sergei Naryshkin, on 1 September.
Sheik-ul-Islam noted the contributions of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Alexy II to prevention of attempts to present Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict as religious confrontation. "We, religious figures, do all our best to improve friendship between nations," Sheik-ul-Islam said.
"It is pleasant to see peace and concord between the religions in Azerbaijan," Naryshkin said. He indicated the contributions of Sheik-ul-Islam to improvement of culture and friendship between the peoples of Russia and Azerbaijan.
Naryshkin called cooperation of the two countries overall emphasizing cooperation in such evil as terrorism. According to him, terrorism has neither nationality nor religion. "Therefore we should closely cooperate in struggle against terrorism," he said.