Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance speaking on the opening ceremony of Republic of Azerbaijan Cultural Week in Vahdat Cultural Center in downtown Tehran, said we are working on promotion of culture among two nations.
According to Public Relations and Information center of Ministry of Culture, Mr. Salehi Amiri said culture and civilization of Azerbaijan is shining in the region and the world and their culture and civilizations is among the most ancient ones.
He added that cultured people never quarrel with each other adding the large Iranian Azari community is also symbol of morality and wisdom and their language is one of the sweet and elegant languages in Iran.
Iranian Minister of Culture said we should avoid animosity which is desired by enemies adding that people will benefit from unity and friendship of two governments and enemies will gain from our hostilities.
Mr. Salehi Amiri said terrorism in the region is grown out of fanaticism and poor culture therefore we should work harder to promote culture and moderation because way of thinking is more important than the terrorist himself and in order to put an end to terrorism we should uproot terrorist way of thinking.
He said today the Middle East is unfortunately inflamed with anger and vendetta by fanatic elements and the best way to eliminate terrorism is to improve cultural rationality of people in Islamic World.
Cultural Week of Republic of Azerbaijan is underway in two cultural centers in Tehran and simultaneously in Isfahan