SULAIMANI (ESTA) — Religious scholars have had a significant role in promoting the spirit of unity and brotherhood in the history of Kurdistan, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Bafel Talabani, on Wednesday said.
The president received several well-known Kurdish Islamic scholars at the headquarters of the PUK in Sulaimani, read Talabani’s office in a statement.
In a meeting, attended by a member of the PUK leadership, Karim Khan Bradosti, Talabani pointed out the “significant” role that the Islamic scholars have played in the history of Kurdistan, the office in the statement added.
“Religious scholars have had a significant role in promoting the spirit of unity and brotherhood in the history of Kurdistan,” and “They had vital participation in rejecting the idea of extremism and reinforcing the spirit of kindness,” Talabani said, according to the statement.
Talabani also hoped the religious scholars to continue with the same spirit and work to brighten the features of unity and coexistence in Kurdistan.
In the meantime, the religious scholars praised the efforts that the PUK President has taken to promote unity in the Kurdish house and unify efforts for the sake of Kurdistan’s stability.
The scholars further demanded the PUK continue on the frontline of defending the people’s rights and persisting the “national” steps that it has taken to secure a decent life and public good.