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Ogtay Asadov: "Religious provocation should be blocked"

08 February 2006 [14:26] - TODAY.AZ
Speaker of Milli Majlis comments on a campaign held in some European countries against Islam and publication of cartoons of Prophet Muhammad.

"We should answer some countries, which give us a lesson of democracy, with intellect and culture, but not culture," Ogtay Asadov, the Speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament, told Trend.

Speaker noted that Islam is more progressive religion. "It is necessary block such actions by high level of culture," he stressed.

Asadov spoke about his forthcoming visit to Turkey. He will hold talks at the Turkish Supreme Assembly and meet with the Turkish Premier and Vice Premier. During the meetings it is planned to discuss the development of bilateral relationships among the countries and further development of parliamentary relationships.


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