Setting ablaze the Islamic holy book has become a part of growing political rhetoric among far-right movements across Europe.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the temporary closure of Western consulates in Istanbul over security threats, as the Turkish foreign ministry summons ambassadors.
Audio recordings from the racist politician’s online conversations reveal he spoke to minors about disturbing and graphic sexual scenarios, such as a teacher sexually abusing a boy in front of his class.
Stockholm allowing burning a copy of Holy Quran as part of freedom of speech "is just plain stupidity," says Hungary's Foreign Minister Szijjarto, advising Nordic country to "act differently" if it wants to secure Ankara's backing for NATO seat.
Rasmus Paludan and Edwin Wagensveld separately burned Quran, Islam's holy book, in Sweden, the Netherlands, and Denmark last week.
Swedish citizens call out authorities for allowing the burning of the Quran, an act according to them that “clearly constitutes a hate crime".
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Türkiye's attitude towards Finland joining NATO may be more positive than towards Sweden.
The call for action comes a day after Swedish-Danish extremist Rasmus Paludan, the leader of a far-right party, once again burned a copy of Islam's holy book Quran.
Rasmus Paludan, known for his anti-Islam extremism, says he would burn the Quran every Friday until Sweden is included in the NATO alliance.
Türkiye issues a stern warning to European countries who disregard acts of sacrilege against Islam's holy book, the Quran, saying "such heinous acts" threaten the practice of peaceful coexistence.
Recent desecration of the Quran in the West by provocateurs has sparked anger among Muslims across the world, who don't believe that "freedom of expression" means offending the beliefs of a certain group.
The meeting that was to take place in Brussels in February was postponed to a later date at Ankara's request, according to Turkish diplomatic sources.
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