SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Vice Head of the Higher Islamic Shiite Council, Sheikh Abdul Amir Qabalan, on Wednesday met with Italian Senator Nicolas Latorri on top of a delegation, in presence of the Italian Ambassador to Lebanon, Giuseppe Morabito, with talks touching on latest developments in Lebanon and the broader Arab region.
Sheikh Qabalan welcomed the visiting delegation, underlining the fraternal and friendly relations linking Italy and Lebanon.
He did not fail to confirm that Islam was the religion of love and tolerance, saying it is innocent from terrorism and Takfir. “We call for peace and we work with moderation and openness to others,” he stressed.
“Lebanon is exposed to a conspiracy that aims to hit it and the Lebanese are asked to elect a president of the republic and to cooperate in order to preserve their nation from the dangers stalking it,” he maintained.
SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY LEBANON