Kuwait condemns Quran, Turkish flag-burning in Denmark

Kuwait condemned and denounced Saturday the burning of a copy of the Quran, Muslims’ Holy Book, and the Turkish flag by a group of extremists in the Danish capital Copenhagen, the Foreign Ministry stated.

This new provocative act, which took place in the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, risks stir anger of Muslims worldwide, the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry warned in a statement.

It renewed Kuwait’s principled calls on the international community and relevant governments to take swift actions to counter hatred and extremism and to bring to a halt the repeated offenses against Muslim symbols and sanctities.

The ministry called for holding perpetrators of such acts accountable and to make sure that the freedom of expression is not used to offend Islam or any other religion.

It underlined the need for spreading the values of tolerance, peaceful co-existence among all people of the world.

Source: Kuwait News Agency