Iran summons Indian ambassador over BJP leader’s remarks against Prophet Muhammad
Tehran: Iran has summoned the Indian ambassador to Tehran over insult against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Ahead of the Iranian Foreign Minister’s first-ever trip to New Delhi next week.
A cording to Iranian media, in the meeting with Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Director-General for South Asia, the Indian envoy “expressed regret and said any insult against Prophet of Islam is unacceptable and this doesn’t reflect the position of Indian government, which has shown utmost respect for all religions.”
After receiving the “Iranian nation and government’s protest over the insulting remarks,” the Indian ambassador to Tehran said the offender had no position in the government and has even been dismissed from his party after making those remarks.
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after party’s spokesperson Nurpur Sharma.
Sharma has been suspended from her position after thousands of people in Arab world called for the boycott of Indian products over her remarks.