Iranian FM Summoned Swedish Envoy

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Publish Date: 23:39 - 18 April 2022
Monday, 18 April 2022 (YJC)_ Head of the Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned the Swedish envoy.

Iranian FM Summoned Swedish EnvoyIn order to show the protest over the desecration of the Holy Quran by a Swedish far-right group, the chargé d'affaires of Sweden to Tehran was summoned to the Iranian foreign ministry.

Head of the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Third Western Europe Bureau summoned the Swedish envoy. The Iranian foreign ministry official strongly condemned the sacrilege of the Qur'an, he expressed Iran’s strong protest at the sacrilege of Islam’s holy book on the pretext of the freedom of expression.

He went on to urge Sweden to take an immediate and categorical to end desecration of the Holy Qur'an while naming insulting the sanctities of more than two billion Muslims of the world as the worst possible abuse of freedom of speech.

For his part, the Swedish diplomat expressed regret and said he will inform his country’s officials of Iran’s protest as soon as possible.

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