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Public decries Quran-burning outside Swedish Embassy in Amman

(Photos: Ameer Khalifeh)
(Photos: Ameer Khalifeh/JNews)
People gather in front of the Swedish Embassy in Amman on Monday night to denounce the burning of a Quran by far-right political leader Rasmus Paludan outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm on Friday. Paludan committed the act under the protection of the Swedish police. اضافة اعلان

On Saturday, Jordan’s Foreign Ministry stressed the Kingdom's rejection and condemnation of the act, saying that the refusal of extremism, intolerance, and incitement to hatred is a collective responsibility.

Fury about the incident swept through Arab countries, with foreign ministries of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, the UAE, Egypt, and Kuwait also condemning the act in separate statements, blaming the Swedish authorities for allowing it.

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