Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazadeh: “Number of people converting to Islam is rising in Russia”

Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazadeh: “Number of people converting to Islam is rising in Russia”
# 07 August 2012 15:08 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Parvin Abbasov – APA. “The number of people converting to Islam has been rising in Russia in recent years. Islam is spread in this country’s southern region, especially in the Caucasus. The interest in Islam has increased in recent years”, Chairman of the Caucasus Muslim Board Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazadeh said in his interview to Turkish press, APA reports. He said that most of European Muslims live in Russia: “People, who arrive in Russia from the Muslim countries, particularly from the Central Asian countries to work, have an effect on rise of number of Muslims in this country”.

Pashazadeh also spoke about Turkey-Azerbaijan relations: “We have always felt Turkey’s support. We are very grateful to Turkey. We signed a protocol on cooperation for developing religious and cultural relations between the Caucasus Muslim Board and Turkey’s Ministry for Religious Affairs. We carry out great works for developing the relations between the two countries in all spheres, especially the cultural and moral relations”.
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