Islamic unity is superior to strategy: Iranian top cleric
Pre-sermon lecturer in Tehran's Friday prayers said that Islamic unity is not a ceremonial affair, tactic or political expediency, but it is superior to strategy.
Iran Press/ Iran: Speaking as a pre-sermon lecturer in the Friday prayers, the Secretary-General of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST), Ayatollah Mohsen Araki described the Week of Unity, as a week of empathy and solidarity, and added the issues of unity in the Islamic system, the Islamic revolution and the sovereignty of the Islamic Republic of Iran are essential.
The Secretary-General of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought stated, "Unity works as an identity for the Islamic community, and today, the Iranian nation will be empowered by it and by the obedience of god's command."
He continued: "however, we have problems, but it's natural and God has announced that you will have these problems."
Meanwhile, the 32nd International Conference of the Islamic Unity is to be held in Tehran from November 24-26, and as many as 100 Muslim countries will be represented in it.
President Hassan Rouhani will address the inaugural ceremony of the meeting on Saturday.
One of the most special programs of the conference is to explain the achievements of the Islamic Republic in the last 40 years.105/207