On Wednesday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry welcomed the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of a resolution condemning all acts of violence against the holy books and considering them a violation of international law.
The Foreign Ministry stated in a statement that the decision, which Turkey was a partner in presenting, is important in terms of addressing the burning of the Noble Quran under police protection in Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands recently.
The statement stressed the need for the international community to act decisively against hate crimes that offend hundreds of millions of Muslims.
It stressed that Turkey will continue to carry out its responsibilities in combating Islamophobia.
And on Tuesday, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution condemning all acts of violence against the holy books as a violation of international law.
This came in the wake of the burning and desecration of several Qurans in European countries, including the burning of copies of the Holy Quran in Sweden and Denmark, in incidents that sparked international outrage.
The 193-member General Assembly adopted the resolution drafted by Morocco by consensus.
The text of the resolution stated that the members of the General Assembly “deplore in the strongest terms all acts of violence against persons on the basis of their religion or belief, as well as any such acts directed against their religious symbols, sacred books, homes, businesses, property, schools, cultural centers or places of worship.” Worship”.
In the context, the resolution called for the condemnation of attacks targeting the Quran, describing them as “acts of religious hatred.”
On July 12, the United Nations Human Rights Council (based in Geneva) condemned the violations of the Holy Quran at the end of last June in Sweden, despite Western countries voting against the council’s proposed resolution in this regard.
The resolution called for the condemnation of attacks targeting the Quran as “acts of religious hatred”.