I want to mention that the situation in the world is really changing very fast. I would even say that it’s changing precipitously. The balance of power in the world is changing very fast too. Sometimes it is quite difficult to say what will happen next. However, nevertheless, the thing is that we, the Russian Federation, set the course towards rapprochement with the Islamic world. In which way we did it? 

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It was a personal initiative of our President. We entered as an observer in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to show a direction of rapprochement, to show that it’s our fundamental line which we will conduct tirelessly. 

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One of the results of our policy was the creation of our group.