February 29, 2020 – At a time when we are bearing one painful event after another, I was deeply saddened to receive the news of martyred Turkish soldiers each of whom is a precious child of their motherland.
I send my deepest condolences to the people of Turkey, all those who lost their loved ones, and the soldiers who are still at the military fronts. I pray for the quick recovery of the wounded.
May God the Most Compassionate end the bloodshed and suffering in Syria and quickly deliver all humanity to the days where all nations live in peace.
About Fethullah Gülen
Fethullah Gülen is an Islamic scholar, preacher and social advocate, whose decades-long commitment to education, interfaith dialogue and altruism has inspired millions in Turkey and around the world. Gülen is the honorary chairman of the Rumi Forum, Washington, DC, and the Peace Islands Institute, New York.
Alliance for Shared Values
The Alliance for Shared Values (AFSV) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that serves as a voice for cultural organizations affiliated with Hizmet, a civil society movement inspired by prominent preacher and peace advocate Fethullah Gülen. The Alliance strives to promote peace and social harmony by helping reduce misinformation and false stereotypes about any or all ethnic, cultural and religious communities. To learn more about the Alliance, please visit www.afsv.org.
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