Jordan denounces Quran burning in Copenhagen

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AMMAN — On Saturday, Jordan spoke out against the act of burning a copy of the Quran by extremists in the Danish capital, Copenhagen, which occurred on Friday. The country condemned the incident as an "act of hatred and a manifestation of Islamophobia, inciting violence, and disrespecting religions."اضافة اعلان

In an official statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates emphasized its firm rejection and denunciation of such irresponsible actions that deliberately provoke the sentiments of Muslims, fuel animosity, and pose a threat to peaceful coexistence, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

The ministry called for collective action from the international community to address and prohibit such racist acts and behaviors.

Implementation of laws that criminalize and prevent the insulting of religious symbols and sanctitiesThey urged the implementation of laws that criminalize and prevent the insulting of religious symbols and sanctities. Furthermore, Jordan stressed the importance of promoting a culture of peace, fostering acceptance of others, and raising awareness about the values of mutual respect.

They highlighted the need to enrich the principles of harmony and tolerance while firmly rejecting extremism, fanaticism, and any incitement to hatred.

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