Salehi calls for inter-religious unity

February 21, 2019

TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Salehi, director of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, has called for religious unity, saying regardless of being a Christian, Muslim or follower of other religions, “we are all Iranians and belong to the same family.”

Salehi made the remarks in a meeting with the Armenian Orthodox primate of the diocese of Tehran, Archbishop Sebuh Sarkisian, Mehr reported on Wednesday.

“We have many commonalities and there’s no need to talk about the differences,” he said.

For his part, Sarkisian said, “We regard ourselves as a part of Iran.”


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