Source: Morocco World News:
MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Islam is one of the significant components of Russian cultural structure.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Islam was one of the significant components of Russian cultural structure.
Putin met the muftis of the Russian Muslim Board’s 225 annual activities in Ufa and said that Islam was a shiny code of Russian culture, adding that there are many Muslim statesmen, artists, scientists, soldiers and businessmen having a significant role in Russian history.
Putin emphasized that politicization of Islam should be prevented; the state and public should cooperate in this context.
“Today religions all over the world including Islam is tried to be politicized. In this context some challenges come out within the Russian state and Muslim community. These challenges can be overcome through cooperation of the state and the public,” said Putin.