AZERBAIJAN, IN ANTI-FUNDAMENTALIST MOVE, BARS FOREIGN PROSELYTISM.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 5
President Haidar Aliev yesterday promulgated amendments to Azerbaijan’s law on religious organizations. The main change, introduced in the law’s first article, bars foreign citizens from conducting "religious propaganda" in Azerbaijan. (Turan, January 7) The provision appears mainly aimed to forestall proselytizing in Azerbaijan by foreign Islamic fundamentalists, primarily from neighboring Iran.
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