(AhlulBayt News Agency) - "Saudi Arabia is sponsoring ISIS terrorists in your country, they advocate the secession of Iraqi Kurdistan region, how can some Iraqi figures shake hands with them? This is truly unacceptable." said Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi.
Speaking at his advanced jurisprudence course in Qom's Grand mosque on Wednesday, senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi emphasized the importance of unity and integrity among Muslim countries, pointing out the recent political rift among Iraqi politicians.
"Some disagreements have been created in our Iraqi brethren between different personalities. My message to our brothers and sisters in Iraq is to maintain their unity and solidarity."
The Shia source of emulation added, "Unfortunately, some minor Iraqi groups have formed alliances with the Saudi government."
Addressing those Iraqi politicians who are seeking alliance with Saudi Arabia, Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi said, "Saudi Arabia is sponsoring ISIS terrorists in your country, they advocate the secession of Iraqi Kurdistan region, how can you shake hands with them? This is truly unacceptable."
The senior cleric further addressed Iraqi nation and authorities, "If you lose your unity and integrity, your victories in recent months will also be lost. Iraq is in good conditions now as the remaining terrorists will soon be wiped off from Iraqi lands. Right now, you need to stand united until you reach the final victory."