Russian President Vladimir Putin quoted a verse of Holy Quran during his speech at Ankara, Turkey along with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Putin while calling for peace in the war turned region of Yemen quoted a verse from the Surah-Al-Imran of the Holy Book.
“And remember the favor of Allah upon you – when you were enemies and He brought your hearts together and you became, by His favor, brothers,” Putin quoted the Holy Quran.
His remarks for peace were acknowledged by the Turkish and Iranian President. Saudi-led invasion in Yemen has resulted in thousands of casualties. The leaders urged for an end to the war in Yemen and called for peace. Putin also gave another reference from the Quran regarding the legitimacy of violence in self defense.