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President Rouhani: Unity vital against enemies, Zionists

New Delhi, Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday stressed the significance of forging unity among Muslims to tackle enemies and the Zionist regime of Israel.

Addressing the Friday prayers in Hyderabad, southern India, President Rouhani said that not paying due attention to the Islamic teachings is considered the main reason behind Muslims' problems in some regions.

He also conveyed Iranian nation's greetings to Indian people, adding that attending the Friday prayers is vital for forging unity among Muslims.

President Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad on Thursday to meet with the senior Indian officials and sign documents on Iran-India trade and commerce cooperation.

The visit is taking place at the official invitation of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who visited Iran last year.

President Rouhani is accompanied by the Iranian Ministers of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif, Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh, Road and Urban Development Mohammad Akhundi, and Industry Mohammad Shariatmadari.

A large delegation from Iranian private sector businessmen and tradesmen are also in India as part of the President Rouhani's delegation.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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