15:36 - June 18, 2019
News ID: 3468779
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A conference on unity and peaceful coexistence among Shia and Sunni Muslims was held in New Delhi, India, on Monday.


Tibetan Buddhist Leader Dalai Lama was present at the gathering and addressed the event.

He said Muslims should put an end to disputes between Shia and Sunnis.

He added that the message of all religions is truthfulness and unity.

“War and conflicts are not a good solution for resolving problems,” Dalai Lama went on to say.

Also addressing the conference was Mohammad Hamed Ansari, the 12th vice president of India from 2007 to 2017, who underlined the need for unity among all Muslims.

He also hailed the culture of peaceful coexistence in India.

Another speaker, Seyed Mahmood Assad Madani, secretary general of India’s Muslim organization Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, stressed rejection of extremism and said all should live based on tolerance.

Tags: IQNA ، Shia ، Sunni ، Dalai Lama ، New Delhi
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