Mufti: the threat of spread of terrorism from Syria to Europe and the CIS real

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in Photobacterium mufti of Syria Ahmad badreddin Hassoun, during a meeting with an interfaith delegation of religious leaders from Russia to Damascus. 5 Feb 2018Mufti: the threat of spread of terrorism from Syria to Europe and the CIS real© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

Supreme mufti of Syria Ahmad badreddin Hassoun has warned about the threat of the spread of terrorist networks from Syria to neighboring countries, Europe and the CIS.

Hassoun on Wednesday met with head of Council of Muftis of Russia (SMR) Ravil Gainutdin at his residence in the Moscow Cathedral mosque, reported the press service of the CMP.

«From the center of Islam in Russia — Moscow Cathedral mosque — I would like to appeal to the Russian leadership, the Muslim Ummah of Russia and other countries. There is a high probability of threat of the spread of terrorist networks from Syria to neighboring countries, Europe, CIS. Only United around their leaders and working together, we can prevent the poisoning of minds with destructive ideas of terrorism and extremism,» said Ahmad Hassoun, whose words are in the press release.

According to the mufti, the Syrian people appreciate Russia’s role in the liberation of Syria from terrorists and foreign mercenaries.

«Without Russian intervention today’s win, the return of Syrian refugees to their homes, return to a normal life would be impossible. I want to emphasize that the participation of Russia in resolving the Syrian crisis is measured not regional, in contrast to the others, and international scale,» said Hassoun.

In turn, the head of SMR hoped that soon the families in Syria, where there are more fighters will also be cleared of terrorism and the country will be peace. «I believe that victory over terrorists in Syria is a victory of good over evil. And I hope that together and by the will of Allah we will be able to bring peace to all disputed land,» — said Ravil Gainutdin.

During the meeting, the spiritual leaders have offered the funeral prayer for the dead on 17 September off the coast of Syria the Russian soldiers, who were returning to the base Hamim on the aircraft Il-20.

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