Iran summons Swedish and Danish representatives following Quran burnings

Israel National News reports: “Iran’s foreign ministry has summoned the Swedish and Danish charges d’affaires in Tehran to protest the burning and damaging of copies of the Quran in the two countries, Reuters reported on Sunday, citing Iranian state media.

‘Iran lays the full responsibility and the serious repercussions of the Holy Quran’s desecration on the Swedish and Danish governments,’ state media cited the head of the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s human rights department as saying.

Anti-Islam activists in Denmark and Sweden have burned or damaged several copies of the Quran in recent months, prompting outrage in the Muslim world.

In response to the Quran burnings, protesters stormed Sweden’s Embassy in Baghdad last month and carried out a firebomb attack on the Swedish diplomatic mission in Beirut last week…”

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