Iraq expels Swedish ambassador over Quran burning

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BAGHDAD — On Thursday Iraqi prime minister, Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani, expelled the Swedish ambassador to Baghdad, Jessica Svartström.اضافة اعلان

The Prime Minister's media office stated on Twitter: "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been instructed to withdraw the Iraqi chargé d'affaires from the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in the Swedish capital, Stockholm."

Furthermore, the statement added: "The Swedish ambassador in Baghdad has been asked to leave Iraqi territory in response to the Swedish government's repeated allowance of burning the Holy Quran, insulting Islamic sanctities, and burning the Iraqi flag."

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