In order for the unity of Muslims to be strong, all Muslim schools must respect each other’s sanctities. We, as Muslims, will not allow Shias to insult what Sunnis hold sacred and we will not allow Sunnis to insult what Shias hold sacred; no Muslim school of thought is allowed to insult the sanctities of other schools.
It is quite pleasing to know that such a center is active in Germany, that is to say at the heart of Europe, and a number of our brothers and sisters are busy there studying Islamic sciences. We hope that such centers are also established in other areas and they expand their activities in scope.
‘I remember two of his remarks from last year’s meeting; the first sentence was that terrorism has turned in to an unsolvable problem for Europe’; however, we believe that there are no problems which cannot be solved. In order to eliminate this problem, the following three steps must be taken: first, the ideological roots of terrorism must be destroyed, second, political negotiations must be conducted, and third, those who are guilty of committing acts of terrorism must be brought to justice. Only by following these three guidelines will the problem of terrorism be definitely eliminated.
You should pay extra attention to the youth in your region; today, the enemies are working at their full capacity to lead the youth astray and lead them towards indecencies and corrupt beliefs. However, we can protect the youth by means of the Islamic culture and teachings.
We are ready for any kind of cooperation with our Muslim Indonesian friends/our Indonesian brothers must be careful about the spread of Takfiri Wahhabism in their country; today, Indonesia enjoys a state of security and peace.
The way that Iran and the Revolution of the Iranian people are being depicted in the Western media is very different from the reality that you have witnessed with your own eyes. It is a mistake to base your judgments about Iran on the propaganda of the Media whose sole occupation is the spread of Islamophobia and Iraniphobia.
The duty of all religious scholars and Islamic seminaries is to engage in intellectual and scientific confrontation with the Wahhabis; we need to prove to everyone that the Wahhabis are the agents of the enemies of Islam and that their ideas are anti-Islamic in nature.
I hope that with your trip to Iran our two religious centers will have better connections. We are glad to see that you place such an importance on peace and justice and that you have a department for the promotion of justice and peace.
The world knows that the innocent people of Yemen have been harshly oppressed by the Saudi invaders. However, the Saudis’ petrodollars have influenced and silenced the political leaders of the world as well as the responsible international organizations.
Referring to the danger posed by the Takfir groups to the entire Muslim world, Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi stated that the complete eradication of this danger is possible only through intellectual and scientific confrontation with the Takfir ideology and that this requires a more active role to be played by mass media in this regard.
If someone looks from the outside, the group that believes in reason is more acceptable. At the same time, the Qur’an is for those whom have reason, 70 verses of the book are about the people of reason.
The Islamic World is experiencing one of its most critical situations in its 1400-year-old history. The enemies of Islam, in all Muslim countries, have set the fire of war between Muslim brothers as the blood of Muslims is shed by people who pretend to be Muslims.”
Our country was under the hegemony of oppressors and no one would believe that we could free ourselves, however Imam Khumaini (r) decided to make a move, therefore, trusting in God and being supported by people, he managed to succeed.
Whenever we hear that one of Red Cross or Red Crescent’s men have been kidnapped or killed, we become very irritated. This shows that unfortunately, human moral has decreased to such a point that they harm people who have come to their own aid.
If Muslim scholars and leaders sit and discuss together, and Islamic nations j o i n hands against this threat and resist against this group, they can take effective steps especially against the puppet rulers.
Unfortunately, some governments have illusions about Iran, the U.S. government is influenced by the Congress, and the Congress is also affected by the Zionist Regime and maybe they do not want any agreement to be reached.
Our enemies after being defeated in Iraq and Afghanistan are aiming their plots at making disunity amongst Muslims and encouraging them to kill one another. In such condition Muslims especially scholars must be vigilant