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President of Belarus kissed Qur’an

President of Belarus Aleksandr Kukashenko attracted the attention of public by the boldest gesture during the grant opening of masjid in Minsk.

The copy of Qur’an was presented from mufti of Belarus to president of Turkey Erdogan, which he has kissed. Aleksandr Lukashenko immediately did the same. But official site of agency BELTA didn’t published that particular act. Anyway, it’s showed on site of Turkish agency Posta.

Kissing of Qur’an and touching someone’s forehead with it is an act of highest respect showing to the Muslim book. It’s represent of acknowledgment of holy revelation from Allah. Forehead in the Muslim’s traditions is the place of the body that can only be touched the ground before the Creator. It is a sign of full submission to His will.

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