Iranian cleric: Muslim countries’ governments also to blame for Islamophobia


Hojat-ol-Islam Seyyed Salman Safavi, made the remark in a forum held Tuesday on “Origins and Consequences of Islamophobia in West.”

He said the West is looking for such opportunities to manipulate the public opinion of the world and spread anti-Muslim sentiments.

The cleric stressed that the role of Muslim countries should be considered along with the attempts by the west when studying the spread of Islamophobia.

He pointed to the historical roots of Islamophobia in the world, saying that it goes back to the early years after the advent of Islam…