Azerbaijan: Muslim scholars condemn Armenia

BAKU, Azerbaijan

Muslim scholars on Friday condemned Armenia over the destruction of cultural and historical monuments in the occupied Azerbaijani territories.  

The scholars had gathered at the second edition of the Summit of World Religious Leaders in the capital Baku.

The Baku Declaration which was signed at the meeting stressed the importance of the effective struggle against terrorism and extremism.

The event kicked off on Nov.14 by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Baku.

The summit aims to contribute to the development of inter-religious dialogue, promote mutual understanding and solidarity.

It featured terrorism, aggression, xenophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and Christianophobia for two days and brought together 500 high-level representatives from more than 70 countries.

Turkey was represented by the head of Religious Affairs Directorate Ali Erbas.

*Writing by Busra Nur Bilgic Cakmak

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