Allowing this hateful act that
insults Islamic sanctities and values is completely unacceptable. It is nothing
but a demagogic practice that promotes hatred and racism and serves the agendas
of extremism and terrorism.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
and International Cooperation affirms the position of the Federal Republic of
Somalia calling for the importance of spreading the values of dialogue,
tolerance and coexistence and rejecting hate speech and violence, and renews
the importance of respecting religious symbols, and refraining from provoking
hatred and fueling strife through abuse and distortion of religions, sanctities
and Islamic rituals.
Somalia calls on Sweden to take
strong measures against the rising tide of hatred against Muslims and urges all
actors in the international community to shoulder their responsibilities in