Pakistan complains to Netherlands over Wilders Prophet Mohammed cartoon plans


Pakistan‘s new foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi complained to his Dutch counterpart on Tuesday (28) over a planned anti-Islam cartoon contest, saying “such acts spread hate and intolerance”. Far-right Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders has planned the contest for later in the year, and caricatures of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed are to be exhibited. A Pakistani foreign office statement said Qureshi said the planned event would hurt the feelings of Muslims around the world. Qureshi said later he planned to take up the issue with several world leaders. “We have raised this issue at several levels,” he said. “We have contacted the…

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