Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade, who is on a visit to Russia, met with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, APA's Moscow bureau reports.
The Patriarch of Russia Kirill warmly greeted the Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office, Allahshukur Pashazade, and emphasized the importance of personal meetings.
"We meet with you regularly and I think that these meetings should be continued. Such meetings create a favorable atmosphere in relations, have a positive effect on interstate relations, and at the same time, on the resolution of issues that were unfortunately not resolved so far. This format has been going on for more than 30 years. I believe that, especially during conflicts, we should increase our efforts to positively influence the situation in order to achieve real results and change the situation for the better," said Patriarch.
At the end of the meeting, the chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office, Allahshukur Pashazade presented a portrait engraved on the carpet to the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia.