Sri Lankan President denounces the burning of the Quran outside a mosque in Sweden

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – President Ranil Wickremesinghe has denounced the burning of the Holy Quran outside a mosque in Sweden.

President Wickremesinghe has described the act as a violation of the Freedom of Worship.

The Sri Lankan President urged Western nations to respect the Global South’s value system and not allow the spread of disorder under the pretense of Freedom of Expression.

The burning of the Islam’s holy book by an Iraqi Christian immigrant outside a Stockholm mosque during the major Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha triggered widespread condemnation from Islamic world.

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