GCC Secretary General Strongly Condemns the Burning of the Holy Quran in the Danish Capital, Copenhagen

Sunday 1444/9/4 - 2023/03/26
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Riyadh, March 26, 2023, SPA - The Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Jassem Mohamed Albudaiwi, has strongly condemned and denounced the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran in the Danish capital, Copenhagen.
The Secretary-General called the incident a heinous act of incitement that would provoke the feelings of Muslims around the world, especially during the Holy Month of Ramadan. He affirmed the GCC's firm stance in spreading the values of tolerance and peaceful coexistence between religions, respecting symbols and sanctities, and rejecting hatred and extremism.
Furthermore, he urged the international community and the governments of the concerned countries to take responsibility for intervention and swift action to stop such repeated and unacceptable abuses of the symbols of Islam and Muslims.
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20:10 LOCAL TIME 17:10 GMT
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