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Promoting real Islam best way to fight extremism: Iranian official

Baku, A senior Iranian official said on Friday that promoting real Islam and elaborating on its illuminatig facts are the best way to fight extremism in the region.

'Unfortunately, in the religious sphere, the extremist groups have a terrible misunderstanding of (Islam) which could get corrected by elaborating on the principles of Islam and introducing the real Islam to the people,' Head of Islamic Culture and Relations Organizations Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkaman said.

He made the remarks during a meeting with the Chairman of the Azerbaijan State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli.

The visiting Iranian official described the remaining elements of Daesh (ISIS) as a threat to their homeland countries.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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