Dec 21, 2017, 10:30 AM
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Presidential aide hails Muslims' prompt reaction on Trump's move

Baku, Dec 21, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi hailed unity of the Islamic countries and other global states for showing prompt reaction to US President Donald Trump's decision to shift the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Beit-ul Moqaddas (Jerusalem).

Vaezi, who is in Baku to attend an international conference, titled “2017 – Year of Islamic Solidarity: Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue”, made the remarks to reporters upon his arrival in Heydar Aliyev International Airport.

He noted that Trump's Quds move would be high on the agenda in the conference.

Vaezi reiterated that the Islamic Republic of Iran would cease any chance for forging unity among the Islamic countries and nations.

He described the gathering, attended by ministers and representatives of different countries, as a pivotal event for reinforcing cordial friendship and brotherhood among Islamic countries.

Vaezi stressed that the latest developments in the regional countries would be reviewed during the conference, adding that he would deliver a speech on extremism, Daesh terrorist group, extremist thoughts and terrorism in the conference.

He also dimmed the conference as the best venue for holding talks with officials of different Muslim countries.

The conference is organized by the Caucasus Muslims Office and the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations of Azerbaijan, and is dedicated to the results of the Year of Islamic Solidarity.

The international conference is attended by well-known state, religious and scientific figures from about 40 countries, heads and representatives of eight international organizations, special representatives of heads of various states, leaders of religious confessions, government, public and parliamentary members, representatives of the diplomatic corps.


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