The Indonesian city of
"We are concerned about it. Muslim Indonesiawhich does not have any problem with the two groups, can hopefully mediate thegap," Head of the Organizing Committee Rozi Munir told IslamOnline.netMonday, April 2.
Rozi, a former minister and currently the deputychairman of the largest Muslim organization in
Pinning high hopes on the two-day conference, Rozisaid his committee has been working behind the scenes to organize the meetingto make it a success.
"We intentionally set up it in silence to avoidcontroversy. That why we are holding the event remote from capital city,"he said, referring to the city of
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is dueto open the conference, which is held against a backdrop of mountingShiite-Sunni tensions over the raging sectarian violence in Iraq, which killsdozens day in an day out in unquenched revenge attacks.
The Indonesian government has invited 25 Sunni andShiite scholars from countries such as
But Ahmad Suaedy, the head of an Indonesian delegationto the conference, predicted that
He said an Iranian boycott of the conference wouldmake it " a merely ineffective discussion without any concreteconsensus."
Besides, Suaedy said, the meeting would also beineffective without inviting THE main Western players in the Middle East likethe
In the first high-profile meeting between top Sunniand Shiite scholars, Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, thehead of
In his meeting with King Abdulla Bin Abdel Aziz,Ahmadinejad have warned against "the plots carried out by the enemies inorder to divide the world of Islam."
Award-winning American investigative reporterSeymour Hersh has revealed that
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