Wednesday, October 9, 2013

BIC Issues Statement on Syrian Conflict

At its October gathering, the Brookings Interfaith Council adopted the following statement regarding the civil war in Syria and the possibility of U.S. military strikes on that country. The statement will be released through local media:

The Brookings Interfaith Council applauds the choice of dialogue and cooperation over violence, and adds its voice to the call from people of diverse faiths and backgrounds around the world for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Syria.

Interfaith calls for a peaceful resolution to the Syrian conflict have also been issued by such organizations as the Universal Peace Federation, Australians for Reconciliation in Syria, and the Charter for Compassion.