Iran’s Rouhani warns insulting prophet may encourage violence

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is calling on the West to stop interfering in Muslims' internal affairs. – EPA pic, October 28, 2020.

IRAN’S President Hassan Rouhani today warned that insulting the Prophet Muhammad may encourage “violence and bloodshed” following Paris’ defence of the publication of cartoons depicting the prophet.

“Insulting the prophet is no achievement. It’s immoral. It’s encouraging violence,” Rouhani said in a televised speech during the weekly cabinet meeting.

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