Yemen president says Islam has no relation to terrorism
In his speech to the nation on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Wednesday that the Islam rejects all forms of extremism.
According to SABA, President Saleh said that Islam is religion of "justice, mercy and tolerance," adding that the world now suffering from terrorism and its impacts on the peace, security and stability. "Terrorism has not religion or nationality. It is international epidemic in all countries," he said.
He called on the international community to gather efforts to rout out this epidemic.
President Saleh stated that Yemen has adopted democracy to realize justice, freedom and women's participation, and to protect human rights. He called on all to strengthen the democratic reality in the country through benefiting from previous experiences in order to pass negatives and reach wonderful future.