Reuters: the Pakistani Foreign Ministry protested to the French Ambassador about Paris’ “anti-Islamic campaign”

Earlier Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to ban anti-Islamic publications on the social network.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan summoned the French Ambassador to Islamabad and protested against the “anti-Islamic campaign” of Paris. This was reported by Reuters on Monday.

According to him, the ambassador received a statement from the Pakistani Foreign Ministry denouncing “a systematic Islamophobic campaign under the guise of the struggle for freedom” and “blasphemous cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad” and “desecration of the Holy Quran”.

On Sunday, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan harshly criticized French leader Emmanuel Macron for his remarks after the murder of teacher Samuel Pati in France. On the same day, the head of the Pakistani Cabinet of Ministers asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to ban anti-Islamic publications on the social network of the same name.

On 21 October, French President Makron led a nationwide farewell ceremony for teacher Samuel Pati, who fell at the hands of a terrorist on 16 October. He said then that France would continue its struggle for secular education and would not give up caricatures.

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