A senior Iranian official has denounced sacrilegious cartoons published by French weekly, Charlie Hebdo, depicting Prophet Mohammad, saying the move has been orchestrated by the West.
Iran's foreign minister has stressed the need for respecting sanctities of all religions and cultures, saying that such respect makes it easier to have respectful relations.
The gathering between Shiite and Sunni scholars is aimed at having differences between the two sides discussed and settled.
We condemn the French weekly’s provocative move, because it hurts the sentiments of Muslims, said the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.
A tolerance rally by Muslims in Berlin, joined by German officials, condemns in the strongest terms acts of terror which are committed in the name of Islam.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has censured terrorism and violence in the name of Islam in any part of the world.
Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami condemned the deadly attack in France and said Islam does not approve of killing innocent people.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enemy’s intelligence agencies are behind divisive plots hatched against Muslims.
Speaker Ali Larijani has said that the region direly needs to revive interfaith dialogue at a time when ignorant prejudice and improper attitudes have brought disgrace on nations.
President Rouhani says that Iran will support any Muslim nation or entity which fights against violence, extremism and terrorism.