10 October 2016, 10:27
Events connected with Putin's name are recorded in the world history, Patriarch Kirill
*** Putin proved to the world community that the idea of unipolar world is harmful - Talgat Tajuddin
Moscow, October 10, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and chairman of the Central Spiritual Muslim Board of Russia Talgat Tajuddin congratulated Russian president Vladimir Putin on his birthday.
"Your life is dedicated to the ministry for the welfare of Russia. Significant events connected with Your name are recorded in the Russian and in the world history. Today important state reforms are realized with your direct participation and support. I would like to focus on your efforts on opposing extremism and terrorism," the patriarch said in his congratulatory message cited by his press service.
The primate is glad that for the Russian Church the period of Putin's rule is connected with revival of destroyed shrines, realization of large-scale projects and church and public initiatives.
Mufti Tajuddin was quoted by his press service as saying that Putin has "outstanding energy and wide-scale strategic thinking.
"Step by step standing for interests of the Russian state and deeply realizing its historical mission, You with persuading consistency and logics of sanity proved to the world community that the idea of unipolar world is harmful, though the whole western community wishes to establish it," he said.
The Muslim leader noted the president's efforts in the sphere of the country's social and economic development, strengthening peace and mutual respect between peoples and followers of traditional religions and wished him to multiply glory and power of Russia.
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