The Gorchakov Fund took part in the Russian-Iranian scientific and cultural conference

11 June 2015

Scientific and cultural conference “Ideas of Imam Khomeini and Changes Happening in the Modern Word” was held in Moscow. Chairman of Central Spiritual Board of Muslims, Supreme Mufti of Russia Talgat Tadjuddin paid a visit to this representative forum.


Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Dr. Fatima Tabatabai, Chairman of the Union of Muslim Russia Naila Ziganshina, and Chairman of Spiritual Board of Muslims of the Asian part of Russia, Co-Chairman of the Council of Muftis Nafigulla Ashirov also addressed the participants.


Representatives of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund took part in the work of the conference.


The speakers expressed concerns in regards to events in the Near East, in the countries of the Arab Peninsula. Importance of overcoming interfaith conflicts was mentioned. Respected Muslim leaders of Russia stressed significance of explaining right values to the youth in an understandable way, which with good reason are considered universal and depend neither on a nationality nor on a religion,.


The speakers also condemned actions of the western states in the region, their plans on pushing the Near East towards chaos. In this regard, cooperation of Moscow and Teheran is especially important.

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Russia Dr. Mehdi Sanaei stressed friendly relations, which exist between the presidents of both countries. According to him, the relations will be further developed.