Türkiye commemorated the 51 victims of the 2019 Christchurch terrorist assault on the Worldwide Day to Fight Islamophobia on Wednesday.
The International Ministry in a press release stated: “On the event of the fourth anniversary of the heinous terrorist assault that came about in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15, 2019, we commemorate with respect and mercy 51 folks, together with one Turkish citizen, who misplaced their lives within the assault.”
It additionally recalled Türkiye’s main function within the struggle towards intolerance and efficient work, in session with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to get March 15 acknowledged because the “Worldwide Day to Fight Islamophobia” by the U.N. Common Meeting.
The ministry additionally condemned the current desecration of the Muslim holy e book in some Western international locations.
“The current vile assaults towards our holy e book, the Quran, in some Western international locations present that anti-Islamism continues to realize floor.”
“On this delicate interval when hatred towards faith is on the rise, the worldwide neighborhood has a particular responsibility to strengthen the understanding of mutual respect and peaceable coexistence.”
“With that understanding, Türkiye will resolutely proceed to assist initiatives to fight Islamophobia in worldwide and regional platforms,” it added.