Iran’s authorities spokesman has urged vigilance towards enemy’s makes an attempt to shatter peaceable coexistence amongst divine faiths which has been happening for hundreds of years.
Ali Rabiei mentioned indicators of this mutual respect will be seen all the world over as, as an illustration, there are mosques and church buildings on the identical avenue in lots of nations, together with Iran.
“However right this moment, ‘lethal identities’ have jeopardized this tangible civilizational heritage,” he famous.
He touched upon the emergence of the ISIS terrorist group, which dedicated so many crimes underneath the guise of faith.
He underlined sure entities are caching in on faith to construct extremist identities, “whether or not within the type of Daeshism (the ISIS ideology) or Zionism or a type of extremism on the opposite facet of the world which, in its acute type, boils all the way down to Trumpism.”
The spokesman underscored these deadly identities endanger the peaceable lives of individuals within the area, it doesn’t matter what faith they observe.
He mentioned Iran has all the time sought to advertise peaceable coexistence amongst divine faiths.
“Having risen from an Iranian-Islamic civilization, Iran has drawn on spiritual teachings that are based mostly on moderation and peace and tried to advertise the spirit of coexistence within the area, which has been moving into Iran for hundreds of years,” Rabiei famous.
“We’ve got all the time introduced that peace is inside attain within the area,” he added.
“This wishful occasion might be extra achievable in these disappointing days if solely all mankind and followers of divine faiths return to their traditions and actual foundations of the beliefs and traditions of their prophets,” he famous.
“Right now, each nook of the world is affected by injustice, violence and discrimination,” he added.
“And much more bitter is the truth that a lot of those misanthropic acts are dedicated within the identify of faith and underneath the guise of ostensibly spiritual rituals,” he added.
“What known as spiritual fundamentalism right this moment is manifested within the unbelievable violence by the ISIS and the Israeli regime’s racism and the lust for countless wars in the USA,” he mentioned.
“Nonetheless, these will not be fundamentalism; somewhat, they’re an unprecedented distortion of the essence and heavenly message of divine faiths as a way to serve the pursuits of cast civilizations,” he famous.
“By returning to the widespread precepts of divine faiths the centrepiece of that are particular person and collective pursuits, justice, freedom, brotherhood and tolerance, one can as soon as once more expertise bliss and peace,” the spokesman mentioned.
“Returning as such to spiritual fundamentals and purging faith of all distortions is, greater than wherever else, essential in our faith, which is rife with social and worldwide conflicts,” he mentioned.