Official condemns violent interpretations of Islamic teachings

Tehran, Dec 27, IRNA – President Advisor in Minorities and Ethnic Affairs Ali Yunesi expressed regret over emergence of different interpretations of Islam.
  Yunesi said in a press conference here on Saturday afternoon that violent reading of Islam has led to emergence of Takfiri and radical groups such as al-Qaeda, Taliban and ISIS, who cause insecurity under the name of Islam.

He made the remarks in a press conference to explain aims of holding a conference dubbed ‘Prophet of Blessing and Tolerance’ on Thursday January 1, 2015 in Tehran University.



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