At the third forum of Journalists From Muslim Countries Against Extremism, Hamdy Handal, Vice-President of Al Gomhuria, an influential state-owned Egyptian Arabic language daily newspaper, called on colleagues to focus on ideology to counter terrorism. The forum was organized by the Russia - Islamic World group in April. We present you the video of Mr. Handal's statement.
At the third forum of Journalists From Muslim Countries Against Extremism, Mohammad Marandi, an Iranian academic, political analyst and an expert on American studies and postcolonial literature, said that "Euro-centrism and American exceptionalism have been the cause of what we have today, including humiliation, despotism, and wars in other nations". Watch his speech below.
Deputy Head of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs of Bahrain Abdulrahman Al Khalifa urged Muslims to 'strengthen mutual ties between Russia and the Islamic world' in his speech at the third meeting of the Russia - Islamic World group in the Chechen capital Grozny.
Dr Mohammed Bechari, deputy chairman of the International Union for Strengthening Peace in Muslim Communities, made a statement at the third international forum of Journalists from Muslim Countries Against Extremism.
During his speech at the third meeting of the Strategic Vision Group “Russia – Islamic World” in Grozny, Ibrahim Abdulaziz Zaid, Minister for Religious Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, said that “we should acknowledge Russia’s role and authority in the world” and urged “to unite the efforts of all countries in the fight against terrorism”.