SHAFAQNA (International Shia News Agency) -In the crisis-torn world today, featured mostly by violence rather than divine mercy, peace and passion, so that recourse to lofty injunctions of divine prophets is the only way to gain prosperity and elevation of mankind.’
He said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is treading the path of promoting peace and security and economic development with the idea of the World Against Violence and Extremism, which was passed unanimously by the UN General Assembly. The Islamic Republic of Iran has taken strides in the path of challenge and will continue its efforts along with other member states of the United Nations to reach the final goal of respect to human dignity.
President Hassan Rouhani,also in a message on Wednesday felicitated Pope Francis on the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (PBUH) and the advent of the New Year. President Rouhani in his message wished that the new Christian year would be the year of empathy, friendship, peace and tranquility for the entire human community.
“We are necessitated to try to promote peace, security and welfare in the world through further empathy and cooperation,” the Iranian president said.
“By proposing the idea of the World Against Violence and Extremism (WAVE) that was unanimously approved at the UN General Assembly, the Islamic Republic of Iran has tried to take a step on this path and it is still ready to continue its efforts until achieving the ultimate and desired goal,” President Rouhani added.
President hoped for continued health, success, happiness and prosperity for the pope and all followers of the Jesus Christ in the world.