Putin welcomed the participants of the Group «Russia – Islamic world»

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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent a greeting to participants of the strategic vision Group «Russia – Islamic world», noting that Russia attaches great importance to developing friendly ties with Muslim countries, the corresponding telegram published on the Kremlin website.

«Russia attaches great importance to developing friendly ties with Muslim countries on a bilateral basis and within the framework of contacts with the Organization of Islamic cooperation. Our positions on many important issues of global and regional agenda are very close. We both support the building of a just democratic world order based on the rule of law and free from all forms of discrimination, military dictatorship, economic and information pressure», — the telegram says.

The Russian President noted that between Russia and Islamic countries cooperation in various fields, there is interaction for the settlement of local conflicts and crisis situations.

«The current meeting is dedicated to very important issues – to counter the terrorist and extremist ideologies, including work with youth, coordination of efforts in the spheres of education and enlightenment. I am sure that you will share practical experience, to set forth the prospective shape and direction of joint activities», — added in the telegram.

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