Putin makes plea for religious tolerance

By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
July 5, 2006 01:57

A three-day conference in Moscow on interreligious dialogue wraps up Wednesday. In opening the event, Russian president Vladimir Putin urged religious leaders to counter efforts to pit Muslims and Christians against each other in a clash of civilizations. Jewish representation included Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger and Rabbi Israel Singer of the World Jewish Congress.


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