"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.