Hawzah News Agency (Tehran, Iran) – Hujjat al-Islam Muhammad Hussein Mukhtari received a group of prominent Iraqi sheikhs from the province of Diyala in Tehran on Wednesday, July 5.
He remarked, "Religious extremism and wrong interpretations of Islam are two major concerns in the Islamic world since they are casing division within the Islamic world."
Dean of the Islamic Sects University further added, "Today, the global arrogance is seeking to create discord thus the ISIS takfiri doctrine is derived from the imperialist powers’ plots."
"Groups such as ISIS and other extremist movements are trained in the educational and research centers which are supported and directed by the global arrogance; this proves the fact that the global arrogance is behind such extremist movements and groups."
In the end, Hujjat al-Islam Mukhtari congratulated Muslims soldiers for their victories in Iraq and Syria in fighting ISIS terrorists and highlighted, "After the downfall of ISIS it’s time for the whole Muslim community to form a public effort in order to fight extremism."