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Tehran Hosts 33rd Int’l Islamic Unity Conference to Defend Al-Aqsa Mosque

Tehran Hosts 33rd Int’l Islamic Unity Conference to Defend Al-Aqsa Mosque
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By Staff, Agencies

Iran is hosting the 33rd International Islamic Unity Conference marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad [PBUH].

The event is being held in Tehran on November 14-16 with the participation of 350 personalities from 93 countries.

The International Islamic Unity Conference, themed “Ummah unity in defending the al-Aqsa Mosque,” started today [Thursday] with the participation of 350 personalities from 93 countries and will go on till November 16.

The conference started with a speech by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, who stressed that relying on the enemies and non-regional powers to solve regional challenges is a “strategic mistake” and will lead nowhere.

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General His Eminence Sheikh Naim Qassem also addressed the conference, saying the Lebanese Resistance group “is part of the suffering Lebanese people”.

He went on to say, that Hezbollah is “reassured that America will be disappointed in its latest attempt in Lebanon and we will be part of the solution, God willing”.

Bahrain’s Leading Shia cleric His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim also gave a speech in which he emphasized that “Palestine and al-Quds [Jerusalem] are the cause of the nation; the nation must uphold its causes”.

Ayatollah Qassim rejected the America plan regarding Occupied Palestine saying, “No to the ‘Deal of the Century’ and no to ‘land for peace’.”

The International Islamic Unity Conference is held annually in an effort to lay the ground for stronger unity and solidarity among Muslims and provide solutions for their problems.

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