Türkiye on Jan. 20 summoned the Swedish ambassador to Ankara
over Sweden’s permission for a deliberate burning of the Quran,
Islam’s holy e book, close to the Turkish Embassy in Stockholm, Trend experiences citing Hurriyet Daily
Turkish international ministry officers informed the Swedish ambassador,
“we condemn this provocative motion which is clearly a hate crime –
in strongest phrases.”
They additionally blasted Sweden’s “unacceptable” authorisation of the
protest within the pretext of defending democratic rights, the supply
Ankara informed the ambassador it expects Stockholm to not permit the
protest to go forward, in keeping with the supply.
Previously, the supporters of the PKK gathered in entrance of the
historic City Hall within the capital Stockholm on Jan. 11 and hung a
puppet likened to Erdoğan by the ft and shared video footage of
the second on social media affiliated with the group.
The Foreign Ministry on Jan. 12 summoned Sweden’s ambassador in
Ankara to lodge a protest over the demonstration in Stockholm.
Sweden and Finland deserted their long-standing insurance policies of
navy nonalignment and utilized for membership within the navy
alliance after Russian forces launched a full-scale invasion of
Ukraine on Feb. 24.
NATO-member Türkiye hasn’t but endorsed their accession, which
requires unanimous approval from all present alliance members.
Türkiye mentioned on Jan. 21 that it had referred to as off a go to by
Sweden’s defence minister.
“At this level, Swedish Defence Minister Pal Jonson’s go to to
Turkey on January 27 has misplaced its significance and that means, so we
cancelled the go to,” Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar
“Despite all our warnings, such permission was sadly
given to this individual. No one can name this freedom of expression
and freedom of thought,” Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu informed reporters within the
southern province of Antalya.
“Today, they don’t permit the burning of one other e book however when
it involves the Quran, Islam’s holy e book, and hostility to Islam,
they instantly name it freedom of expression and freedom of
thought,” he mentioned.