Muslims asking to build a mosque next to the main temple of the Russian army

© Eugene to Betemporary in photobunny mufti of Moscow and Central Russia Albir KrganovMuslims asking to build a mosque next to the main temple of the Russian army© Eugene to Betemporary the image Bank

The Muslim community asked the Minister of defence Sergei Shoigu and honorary Chairman of the Interreligious Council of Patriarch Kirill to assist in the construction of a mosque near the main temple of the armed forces, said on Friday, RIA Novosti the Chairman of the Spiritual Assembly of Russian Muslims Albir Krganov.

On the construction in the Moscow Park «Patriot» of the main temple of the Russian armed forces in honor of the ascension of Christ previously said Shoigu. The idea received the blessing of Patriarch Kirill. The temple will become the spiritual, educational and educational center for soldiers, Orthodox priests and Russian citizens.

«We very much hope that the decision will be made about the construction of a mosque near future, the Orthodox Church, because the role of people who practice other religions, in the great Patriotic war and in the struggle with Napoleon. Today in Syria are Muslims, fulfilling their civic duty, and representatives of other religions», — said Krganov.

«We from the Spiritual Assembly of the Muslims of Russia appealed to the Minister of defence Sergei Shoigu, we appealed to his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, because he is the honorary Chairman of the Interreligious Council of Russia, so that was a positive decision», — he added.

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