Gargash hits out at 'blatant attacks' on Islamic faith

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The diplomatic advisor to the UAE President, Dr Anwar Gargash, has hit out at what he calls blatant and repeated attacks on the Islamic faith.

Dr Gargash posted a message on Twitter, following the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran in Stockholm, Sweden.

He condemned actions that perpetuate hatred and rivalry, which he says are made under the pretext of freedom of opinion.

The Western world, he added, must realise its value system and its justification cannot be imposed on the world.

Sweden's government had given permission for the protest to go ahead on Wednesday, the first day of Eid Al-Adha.

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