Jordan, Kuwait, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia condemned the burning of the far-right Quran by Rasmus Paludan in Sweden.
Jordanian Ministry of Foreign AffairsA written statement stated that this act in Sweden, which threatens peaceful coexistence and incites violence and hatred, was neither accepted nor condemned.
“It is everyone’s responsibility to spread and promote a culture of acceptance and peace, to raise awareness of the values of tolerance and mutual respect, and to avoid incitement to extremism, rancor and hatred,” the statement said. expression was used.
Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-SabahIn a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), he said that an extreme right-wing politician strongly condemned the burning of the Qur’an in Sweden and warned that such actions would provoke Muslims.
Sabah called on the international community to shoulder its responsibility in stopping such unacceptable acts, preventing all forms of hatred and extremism, and holding the perpetrators accountable.
Sabah also called for “separating politics from religion, spreading the values of dialogue, tolerance and peaceful coexistence among peoples, and preventing all kinds of insults to all divine religions.”
Saudi ArabiaToday, in front of the Turkish embassy in Stockholm, the leader of the Danish far-right “Narrow Direction” party, Rasmus Paludanen, responded to the burning of the Holy Quran.
In a written statement issued by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it was noted that the Swedish authorities strongly condemned the permission of an extreme right-wing person to burn the Quran.
The statement affirmed Saudi Arabia’s firm position on spreading the values of dialogue, tolerance and coexistence, and preventing hatred and extremism.
Pakistan The statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that this provocative and insensitive act offended the religious sensitivities of more than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world.
The statement denounced the burning of the Qur’an in Sweden in the strongest terms, describing it as a “disgraceful act”.
Noting that such actions cannot be considered within the scope of legitimate freedom of expression, the statement stated that freedom of expression carries obligations such as not issuing hate speech and not inciting people to violence under international law.
The statement called on the international community to show common resolve against Islamophobia, xenophobia, intolerance and incitement to violence on the basis of religion and belief, stressing the need for the world to work together for interfaith harmony and peaceful coexistence.
The statement indicated that Pakistan’s concerns on this issue had been conveyed to the Swedish authorities, and the statement demanded that Sweden take into account the sensitivities of the Pakistani people and Muslims around the world and take steps to prevent anti-Islamic actions.
International Union of Muslim Scholars
International Union of Muslim Scholars , In his statement, he strongly condemned the burning of the Qur’an with the permission of the Swedish authorities and called on the governments of the Islamic world to take a firm stand and protect the sanctities of the Islamic nation.
In the statement, the administrations in the Islamic world called on the Swedish ambassadors in their countries to demand an apology and take the necessary measures.
In the statement that similar actions had taken place before, it was emphasized that such cowardly attempts could not overshadow the greatness and majesty of the Qur’an.
The United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates (UAE) In a written statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, there was a reaction to the burning of the Holy Quran in front of the Stockholm Embassy in Turkey yesterday.
In the statement condemning these actions that undermine security and stability and contradict moral and human values, it was emphasized that hate speech and violence should be avoided, religious symbols should be respected, and hatred should not be incited by insulting sacred religions and values. Tolerance and coexistence must be promoted.
Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem stated that burning the Qur’an is a provocative act against all Muslims and a flagrant attack on their beliefs.
Qasim called on the Swedish government to apologize to Muslims for this crime, and also called on the international community to prevent such acts, prevent all forms of hatred and extremism, and do what is necessary to hold the perpetrators accountable.
In a statement by the Houthi political office in Yemen, it condemned the burning of the Qur’an in Sweden. He described this action as “a step hostile to Islam and Muslims.”
Rasmus Paludan, the leader of Denmark’s far-right Tajdeh party, burned a Quran in front of the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. No one was allowed near Paludan during the event, which was held under the protection of packed police.
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