On 20 February in the International Islamic law (fiqh) Academy under the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Jeddah the Academy’s Secretary, Dr Abdusalam Al-Abbadi, met the first deputy chairman of the Russia Mufties Council and the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Russia, Rushan hazrat Abbyasov.
Rushan hazrat Abbyasov conveyed greetings from the religious leader of Russian Muslims, mufti sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin, and expressed gratitude for participation as an official representative of the Secretary General of the OIC in the Moscow Cathedral Mosque opening ceremony in 2015.
The parties discussed the possibilities of cooperation between the Russia Mufties Council and the International Fiqh Academy in the sphere of fatwa issuance, participation of the Academy's representatives in the events organized by Russian religious institutions.
In his turn, Dr Abdussalam al-Abbadi presented a new book published by the Fiqh Academy, «Islam againts terrorism and radicalism»
According to Rushan hazrat, opposing extremism and terrorism should be one of the main aspects of cooperation.
The parties agreed to maintain partnership and to work for the benefit of Muslim communities and the countries where they live.