UAE summons Sweden ambassador after copies of Holy Quran burnt by Swedish extremists
UAE summons Sweden ambassador after copies of Holy Quran burnt by Swedish extremists

UAE summons Sweden ambassador after copies of Holy Quran burnt by Swedish extremists

The UAE has summoned the Sweden ambassador after copies of the Holy Quran were burnt by far-right groups in Sweden.

More than 40 people have been arrested after violent clashes between police and far-right groups burning copies of the Quran.

The violence and book-burning were sparked by Danish-Swedish politician Rasmus Paludan who said he’d burned a copy of Islam’s holy book and wants to do it again.

Reem Ebrahim Al Hashemi Minister of State for International Cooperation has summoned Liselott Andersson, Ambassador of Sweden to the UAE to protest the situation.

UAE minister Al Hashemi confirmed that the UAE rejects any practice that offends religions, stressing the need to respect religious symbols. And

The UAE has strongly condemned the act and underlined the importance of collaborative efforts to promote the values of dialogue, tolerance and coexistence, and renouncing hate speech and violence.

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