Indonesia condemns violence at Al-Aqsa and Quran burning in Sweden

Retno Marsudi
Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi (IO/ Rayi Gigih)

Jakarta, IO – The Indonesian government through the Foreign Ministry condemned the armed violence by the Israeli security forces against Palestinians at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Friday (15/4) and condemned the burning of the Quran in Sweden by Danish politician Rasmus Paludan in the cities of Linkoping and Norkoping, Thursday (14/4).

In an official statement received by the on Saturday (16/4), Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi asked the violence against Palestinian civilians to be ceased immediately.

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“This act of violence against civilians cannot be justified and must be stopped immediately, especially at the Al Aqsa Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan,” she declared.