Parliament speaker: Unity resolving regional problems
Tehran, Jan 17, 2018(IRNA) – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Wednesday that regional developments can be resolved through unity and wisdom of Muslim countries.
Larijani made the remarks in a meeting with his Lebanese counterpart Nabih Berri on the sidelines of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC members (PUIC) in Tehran today.
Iran's Supreme Leader on his recent remarks on Tuesday underlined the unity of Islamic countries in fight against the plots masterminded by the global arrogance which requires vigilance and unity of the Islamic countries, he said.
'Restoration of peace and stability are among our aspirations and we hope the existing problems will be resolved through political means,' he said.
The Lebanese parliament speaker, for his part, said parliaments can play more active role in resolving the current disputes and differences.
Misdeeds by some Arab countries are rooted in the US' wrong approaches, he underlined.
Officials at the Islamic countries should exercise rationality to prevent sowing the seed of discords among religious sects, the Lebanese parliament speaker said.
Berri also expressed the hope that the Muslim countries would resolve their disputes through political diplomacy and never witness that any Muslim to fire at his Muslim brother and shed his blood.
The event is hosting 16 parliament speakers, 14 vice-speakers and several parliamentary delegations from 44 Islamic countries.
The five-day PUIC conference which is slated to conclude on Wednesday focuses on the questions of the World of Islam, including the Palestine cause as well as political affairs and foreign relations, human rights, women and family affairs, cultural and legal affairs, dialogue of civilizations and religion, economic affairs, and the environment.