The event was attended by leading theologists from Syria, Iran, Turkey, and Kazakhstan. Syrian theology was represented by mufti of Syria Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun; Russian – mufti of Moscow and Moscow region Albir Krganov, as well as representatives of the mufti of Dagestan and influential Imam-Khatib of the Cathedral mosque of Makhachkala.
Seminar participants discussed issues related to further ideological and political confrontation with ISIS and possible ways of cooperation within the work in this area. Experts proposed to conclude a contract on joint activities in the field of theology on the basis of the higher educational-scientific theoretical institutions of the Near and Middle East, including Egypt (library of Alexandria).
The event got good press coverage. The Iranian side expressed the hope that the seminar materials will be published in RISS in book form.