Foreign ministers of Non-Aligned Movement member states strongly condemn burning of Quran in Sweden [PHOTOS]
The Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement Coordinating Bureau has been held at Baku Convention Center, Azernews reports.
The event was moderated by Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Yashar Aliyev. Addressing the meeting, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Al-Sadiq Ali, Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Qatari Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Soltan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and others pointed out that the Non-Aligned Movement is based on the “Bandung principles”. They noted that these principles promote the territorial integrity of countries, peace, peaceful resolution of conflicts and equality.
The ministers strongly condemned the burning of the Holy Quran in Sweden on the first day of Eid al-Adha. The ministers underlined that such criminal actions should not be allowed and should be strongly condemned. They emphasized the importance of more active struggle against manifestations of such Islamophobia.
The speakers also stressed the importance of the Non-Aligned Movement and highlighted the organization`s capabilities. The ministers underlined that the Non-Aligned Movement played an important role in solving many problems.
The Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement Coordinating Bureau will continue its work tomorrow.
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