In a written statement made by the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it was stated that this action in Sweden, which threatens peaceful coexistence and incites violence and hatred, was not accepted and condemned.
In the statement, "It is everyone's responsibility to spread and strengthen the culture of acceptance and peace, to raise awareness of the values of tolerance and mutual respect, to avoid incitement to extremism, grudge and hatred." expression was used.
Kuwait's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Salim Abdullah al-Jaber al-Sabah, in his statement in the Kuwait news agency KUNA, stated that he strongly condemned the burning of the Qur'an by an extreme right-wing politician in Sweden and warned that such actions would provoke Muslims. Sabah asked the international community to fulfill its responsibility to stop such unacceptable acts, prevent all forms of hatred and extremism, and hold their perpetrators to account. Sabah also called for "separating politics and religion, spreading the values of dialogue, tolerance and peaceful coexistence among peoples, and preventing all kinds of insults against all divine religions".
Saudi Arabia reacted to the burning of the Holy Quran by Rasmus Paludan, leader of the Danish far-right Strict Direction Party, in front of the Turkish Embassy in Stockholm. In a written statement made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, it was noted that the Swedish authorities strongly condemned the permission of an extreme right-wing person to burn the Quran. The statement emphasized Saudi Arabia's unwavering stance on spreading the values of dialogue, tolerance and coexistence, and preventing hatred and extremism.
In a statement made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, it was stated that this insensitive and provocative action offended the religious sensitivities of more than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world. In the statement, the burning of the Holy Quran in Sweden was condemned in the strongest terms, describing it as a "heinous act". Pointing out that such actions cannot be considered within the scope of legitimate freedom of expression, the statement reminded that freedom of expression carries obligations such as not making hate speech and not inciting people to violence under international law.
The statement called on the international community to show a common determination against Islamophobia, xenophobia, intolerance and incitement to violence on the basis of religion and belief, stressing that the world should work together for interfaith harmony and peaceful coexistence. Pointing out that Pakistan's concerns on the issue were conveyed to the Swedish authorities, the statement asked Sweden to be sensitive to the sensitivities of the Pakistani people and Muslims around the world and to take steps to prevent Islamophobic acts.