Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Office (CMO) Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade has met with Fener Greek Patriarch Bartholomew within the framework of participation in the session of the KAICIID International Dialogue Center in İstanbul on April 1, the press service of the CMO told APA.
Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade noting that he always supports inter-religious and intercultural dialogue said that as a religious leader, he always called for a just peace, as commanded by the Almighty God.
He noted that the Azerbaijani state will ensure that all religions continue to live in peace in liberated Karabakh.
In turn, Chairman of Caucasian Muslim Board (CMB) Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazadeh noting that he will do his best for the sustainable development of respect, understanding, and dialogue between religions has invited Patriarch Bartholomew and Metropolitan Emmanuel to visit Azerbaijan once again in order to visit mosques and churches in Karabakh together.
Patriarch Bartholomew congratulated Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade on his election as a member of the Board of Directors of the KAICIID International Center.
Congratulating Metropolitan Emmanuel, who was present at the meeting, on his election to the post of Elder of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Metropolitan of Kadikoy (Chalcedon), Pashazade expressed hope that their active cooperation will continue on the KAICIID platform, of which they are a member of the Board of Directors, as well as in the plane of International Interreligious and Intercultural Cooperation.