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Türkiye condemns ‘despicable attacks’ against Quran in Netherlands

Türkiye condemns ‘despicable attacks’ against Quran in Netherlands

Published September 23,2023


Türkiye on Saturday strongly condemned “despicable attacks” towards the Muslim holy ebook, the Quran, exterior the embassies of some member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, together with the Turkish Embassy, within the Netherlands.

In a press release, the Turkish Foreign Ministry mentioned that Ankara condemns the unfold of those “provocative attacks,” that are allowed to be carried out in European international locations below the guise of freedom of expression.

“In response to these provocations, which are recognized by the United Nations as religious hatred and violations of international law, the countries where the attacks occur should now take effective measures,” the assertion additional mentioned.

Türkiye referred to as on the Dutch authorities to take the required actions towards the perpetrators and to take measures to forestall the recurrence of such assaults.

The chief adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan additionally condemned the current act towards Quran on X.

“Against these sick provocative acts, these countries and their rulers must now take the necessary measures!” Akif Çağatay Kılıç mentioned.

Earlier, Edwin Wagensveld, the chief of PEGIDA, an Islamophobic group, tore down copies of the Muslim holy ebook, the Quran, in entrance of embassies of a number of Muslim international locations, together with the Turkish embassy.

Islamophobic figures and teams in Northern Europe in current months have repeatedly carried out Quran burnings and comparable makes an attempt to desecrate the Muslim holy ebook, drawing outrage from Muslim international locations and the world.

Source: www.anews.com.tr


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