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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has resolved to work with Turkiye and other Islamic countries to prevent incidents of desecration of the Holy Quran.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari spoke to his Turkish counterpart Hakan Fidan and lauded his efforts in this regard. He strongly condemned the acts of desecration of the Holy Quran in several European cities.
The foreign minister also commended the role of Turkiye in achieving the landmark Black Sea Grain Corridor agreement last year, which has played a significant role in stabilizing global food prices, especially in developing and the poorest countries.
He extended Pakistan’s full support to international efforts in reviving the landmark Black Sea Grain Corridor agreement.
Earlier Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari held a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and discussed issues of mutual interest.
Pakistan and Iran strongly condemned the abhorrent act of desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden and agreed to work together to confront the menace of Islamophobia.
“We jointly expressed our strong condemnation of the abhorrent act of desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden,” Bilawal said in a tweet after the meeting. “I underlined that such Islamophobic incidents incite religious intolerance, hatred and incitement and cannot be justified under any pretext.”
Pakistan and Iran resolved to work together and with other OIC states in confronting and combatting the menace of Islamophobia. They also discussed other areas of bilateral interest.