"It is necessary to take measures to prevent use of religion for destructive purposes", - President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov said at the International Conference "Islam and Orthodoxy — Religions of the World", reports 24kg.

The head of state noted the mass involvement of the youth in religion in all countries of the region.

"Religion has a very powerful mobilization potential, therefore our states are obliged to prevent its use for destructive purposes. Religion should serve to raising a spiritual citizen, a moral society", - he said.

In addition, Sooronbai Jeenbekov proposed to conduct new research and recommendations for work with the practicing youth in new conditions.

"We have little research and inventions in this direction. I hope our conference will say its authoritative word on this pressing issue",- he added.

"The Qazaq Times"