'Freedom of belief and worship is the most important guarantee of social peace.
We shouldn't waste any more time in making sure that democracy is properly rooted in our political life and the supremacy of the law becomes an integral part of our state's structure.
Unless we abandon elements which resemble a police state, we can't meet the demands of being a modern society.
Resorting to violence and the use of force at holy sites is unacceptable, whatever the reason might be.
The Muslim world is deeply hurt by the campaign of violence initiated against our Palestinian brothers.