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News Statement by the Government of Maldives

Statement by the Government of Maldives

From Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Government of Maldives unreservedly condemns all and any action that purports to pervert the true nature and teachings of Islam and attempts to demean the holy Prophet Muhammed (PBUH).

In this regard the Government of Maldives is deeply concerned by the derogatory remarks made by some officials of BJP, India, insulting the holy Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) and the religion of Islam.

The Government of Maldives welcomes the denouncement by the Government of India of the derogatory remarks by the concerned officials and the prompt action taken by BJP against those officials.