Saudi Arabia criticized the “deliberate” abuse of the Holy Qur’an by some extremists in Sweden, as well as provocations and incitement against Muslims.
The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that it is critical to make coordinated efforts to propagate the ideals of discourse, tolerance, and coexistence.
Hatred, extremism, and isolation were also condemned in the declaration.
According to the statement, the Kingdom emphasized its efforts to avoid abuse of all religions and sacred sites.
Three persons in Norrkoping, Sweden, need medical attention after being shot by police during fights between police and protestors in the aftermath of Qur’an burnings that sparked disturbances in numerous Swedish towns over the Easter weekend.
Counter-protesters attacked police in certain areas before of anticipated right-wing extremist rallies. The violence has been criticized by Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson.
“Ricciots appear to have struck three victims, who are now being treated in hospitals. All three people who were hurt have been arrested on suspicion of committing a crime “In an online statement, Swedish police noted that none of the injuries were life-threatening.
On Sunday evening, police stated the situation in Norrkoping was peaceful.
Several police officers have been injured and multiple vehicles have been set on fire amid recent conflicts between police and protesters.
After a demonstration organized by Rasmus Paludan, the leader of the Danish far-right political party Hard Line, violence erupted on Thursday.
Paludan is known for Qur’an burnings and got permission for a series of rallies across Sweden over the Easter holiday.
(With the help of Reuters)