Leader warns against sectarian divide

Leader warns against sectarian divide
Mon Nov 11, 2013 20:35:17

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned against fomenting sectarian divide among Muslims.

In a meeting with Iranian Hajj officials on Monday, the Leader added that arrogant powers have long been involved in exacerbating religious divisions among Shia and Sunni Muslims, calling for the use of Hajj potentials to thwart such plots.

The confrontation among religious sects will not be limited to Shia and Sunni and if the enemies of Islam manage to institutionalize such confrontations, they will start to play the followers of the same sects off against each other, Ayatollah Khamenei stated.

The Leader said the opportunity to achieve understanding on the common needs and demands of the Muslim world is one of the “unique potentials” of Hajj and urged thinkers to identify new Hajj capacities.


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