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Merkel eyes cooperation with Azhar in fighting terrorism

Friday، 03 March 2017 - 02:44 PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday 02/03/2017 that she is looking forward to cooperating with Al-Azhar for fighting terrorism and promoting the true image of Islam.

The Chancellor made the remarks during a meeting with Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el-Tayyeb.

During the meeting, Merkel said Azhar has an important voice in the world that should be carefully taken into consideration.

For his part, Tayyeb praised the supportive stance adopted by Merkel on refugees who are fleeing conflict in the Middle East. He underlined the strong relations linking Egypt and Germany.

MENA

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