New Delhi: Soon after Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif described communal clash in Delhi as a ‘wave of organised violence against Indian Muslims’, India on Tuesday summoned the country’s envoy Ali Chegeni and lodged a strong protest with him over the former’s remarks. The Iranian envoy was conveyed that Zarif commented on a matter which is purely internal to India, news agency PTI reported quoting official sources. Also Read - 'Wave of Organised Violence Against Indian Muslims', Iran on Delhi Violence; Urges Govt to Not Let 'Senseless' Thuggery Prevail
Earlier on Monday night, Zarif had condemned the communal clashes in the national capital and had uged Indian authorities to not let ‘senseless’ thuggery prevail.
“Iran condemns the wave of organised violence against Indian Muslims. For centuries, Iran has been a friend of India. We urge Indian authorities to ensure the well being of ALL Indians & not let senseless thuggery prevail. Path forward lies in peaceful dialogue and rule of law,” Zarif had tweeted last night.