Bishkek, April 1 / Kabar /. Today President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev received chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia Ravil Gaynutdin, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported.
During the meeting, the issues of further cooperation between the Spiritual Management of Muslims of Kyrgyzstan and the Council of Muftis of Russia were discussed.
Atambayev and Gaynutdin discussed the development trends of the religious situation in the region and the world, emphasized the role of Islam in strengthening interfaith peace and harmony. In this regard, the sides stressed the importance of intensifying the efforts of religious organizations and institutions of the two countries to prevent religious extremism and prevent threats to radicalization.