MAKKAH: A delegation of Islamic scholars from Iraq headed by the president of Iraqi Jurisprudence Council, Sheikh Ahmed Hassan Al-Taha, called on the secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL), Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, in Makkah.
The Iraqi scholars lauded the MWL for organizing the Islamic Unity Conference in Makkah.
They highlighted the importance of the conference and the role it played in discussing ways of tackling extremist tendencies, dangers of exclusion and promotion of national unity.
The recently concluded conference brought together more than 1,200 Islamic scholars and academics of different schools of thought from 127 countries.
The Iraqi delegation stressed the need to forge unity among the ranks of Muslims and to respect differences of opinion and cooperate to achieve common goals.
They also said they would not allow any force to drive a wedge between Muslims or to harm the sovereignty of any nation state.
The Iraqi scholars look forward to convening a similar conference in Iraq to promote the true values of Islam. They also warned against the threats posed by extremist groups like Daesh.