Moscow, Dec 27, IRNA – The Islamic Culture Center of Moscow opened on Saturday in Russia’s capital to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
Head of Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) Abuzar Ebrahimi said in the center’s inaugural ceremony that extremism, violence and xenophobia in the region and world are rooted in the lack of understanding of reality.
He praised the role of representative of the Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution in Moscow to launch the center and hoped that it can promote Islamic teachings and peaceful life among followers of different religions.
Mohsen Qomi, deputy for international relations of the Leader Office, also said at the ceremony that human beings share the value of needing peaceful life along with justice, spiritual life and ethics.
He said the Moscow Islamic Culture Center will serve as a hub for exchange of ideas and thoughts among thinkers, elites, ulema and believers from various religions.
Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei told the event that the center can contribute to advancement of all-out ties between Iran and Russia.