GROZNY, May 27 (Itar-Tass) — Wahhabis defile religion and insult feelings of Muslims with their criminal actions, First Deputy Minister of Awkaf and Islamic Affairs of the State of Kuwait Adel Abdullah Al-Falah said in Grozny on Sunday.
He had come to the Chechen Republic with a group of Islamic prominent figures, experts and clerics to take part in an international theological conference, “Islamic Doctrine against Radicalism”. The delegates will issue a fatwah condemning radicalism.
Head of the Chechen government administration Magomed Daudov and members of the republican Islamic department met the delegation at the airport. Guests include leaders of all centralized and regional Boards of Muslims as well as prominent scholars and religious leaders of Lebanon, Morocco, Yemen, Tunisia, Bahrain, Jordan, Sudan, Indonesia, Chad, Turkey, Malaysia, Iraq, Iran, Uzbekistan and other states.
Al-Falah said they had come to Grozny to sum up results of sessions of the Moscow conference. He said it was their initiative but they also had an invitation of Chechen head Ramzan Kadyrov. “Internationally acclaimed clerics have come to Grozny for giving answers to topical religious questions,” he said. “We will emphasize that Wahhabis have nothing to do with religion. Their criminal actions defile religion and insult feelings of the Muslims,” he said.
The conference delegates went to the Tsentoroi town for visiting the grave of the first Chechen president, Hero of Russia Akhmat Kadyrov. They will also visit schools of hafizes in Tsenteroy, Gudermes and Grozny.
The conference started in Moscow with sessions held on May 25 and 26. The delegates have drafted their fatwah.
The conference is sponsored by the international center Al-Wasatyiah (Kuwait), the research and enlightenment center Al Wasatyiah -Temperance (Russia) and the International Union of Islamic Scholars.
The conference is co-sponsored by the Fund for Support of Islamic Culture, Science and Education as well as the Regional Public Fund named after Akhmat Kadyrov.