Azerbaijani federal government implicated Iran of attempting to penetrate the nation’s mosques, leading to elimination of 118 clerics from their tasks
Iran was implicated of trying to affect Azerbaijan’s mosques; 118 clerics were gotten rid of from their tasks
On April 6, the Chairman of the State Board for Deal With Spiritual Organizations, Mubariz Gurbanli, announced that the Tehran routine had actually been trying to develop Iranians in mosques in Azerbaijan.
Gurbanli included that his board had actually been functioning patiently and also actively to avoid this, as Iran was attempting to spread its state-religion design to Azerbaijan and also various other surrounding nations. He additionally declared that the Tehran routine had actually been performing projects on socials media to execute this publicity in Azerbaijan.
Gurbanli even more mentioned that after the authority to designate individuals to mosques was moved to the board, regarding 120 individuals that obtained education and learning and also can share the state’s passions were selected. At the very same time, 118 clerics were gotten rid of from their tasks. He additionally pointed out the conclusion of repair in the previous Abu Bakir mosque and also anticipated its opening quickly.
Lately, around 400 Islamic-faith followers have actually been apprehended in Azerbaijan, and also social lobbyists and also civils rights protectors have actually reported on this. A lot of those apprehended have actually been billed with medicine belongings, yet their loved ones and also legal representatives claim these complaints are incorrect. Nevertheless, the Ministry of Internal Matters asserts that it is not familiar with the apprehension of 400 individuals.
On April 5, the Ministry of Internal Matters, the State Protection Solution, and also the General District attorney’s Workplace launched a declaration declaring that a team was developed for the function of developing a “Karim” state regulated by Sharia regulation in Azerbaijan. The details states that Iran’s unique solutions have actually confiscated a team of individuals with product and also spiritual publicity, and also criminal offenses have actually been prepared towards destabilizing Azerbaijan.
Moreover, the preliminary traces of the terrorist act versus MP Fazil Mustafa were connected to Iran, according to a declaration launched by the Ministry of Foreign Matters of Azerbaijan on March 31, 2023. The replacement was fired before his residence on March 28, 2023, and also the head of the safety and security solution of the consular office was eliminated in an armed assault on the Consular office of Azerbaijan in Iran on January 27, 2023. Workers of the Consular Office of Azerbaijan in Iran were ultimately left to Baku.