UAE condemns statements insulting the Prophet

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The UAE has condemned controversial remarks about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) made by a spokesperson of India's ruling party, the BJP.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) affirmed the UAE's firm rejection of all practices and behaviour that contradict moral values ​​and principles.

It underscored the need to respect religious symbols, as well as confront hate speech and violence.

The Ministry also emphasised the importance of strengthening the shared international responsibility to spread the values ​​of tolerance and human coexistence while preventing any practices that would hurt the sentiments of followers of different religions.

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