Iranian Shia scholar met with Iraqi Sunni cleric stressing the support of the Islamic Republic of Iran for both Shia and Sunni Muslims.
Hujjat-ul-Islam Mohammadi, head of Iran’s bureau of endowments met with the head of Sunni bureau of endowments stressing the importance of Muslim unity, reported Taqrib News Agency.
He said,” Disagreement between Muslim communities has always been an opportunity for the enemies of Islam.” and warned,” Shia and Sunni disagreements have seriously been focused by the world arrogant powers in the recent years and unfortunately they have achieved victories.”
Representative of the Supreme Leader also referred to the importance of Muslim unity in view of the Supreme Leader and noted,” Islamic Revolution lead by late Imam Khomeini (RA) and the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic stress the necessity of boosting solidarity among different Islamic denominations.” adding,” You have to note that the policy of Iran is the same policy clarified by the Supreme Leader and we do not agree with any policy out of that.”
Hujjat-ul-Islam Mohammadi said,” Islamic Republic of Iran has proved its support for both Shia and Sunni. Iran has backed Gaza, Palestine and Syria; therefore, this is a clear proof for our indiscriminate support for Sunni and Shia Muslims.”
According to the Iranian cleric when ISIL invaded Iraq, Iran supported both Shia and Sunni as a duty saying,” Shia and Sunni have to be cautious against their common enemies so we have to maintain the same policy followed by the Prophet of Islam (PBUH).”