Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo ۔an condemned Indian "atrocities and genocide" on Muslims in India and occupied Kashmir, which Prime Minister Imran Khan thanked.
On Twitter, the Prime Minister expressed regret that only 'few voices' from Muslim countries rose against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'extremist Hindu supremacy'.
He added that "it is regrettable that some countries from the Muslim states have condemned the Indian government's actions while the voices from Western countries are louder".
I want to thank Supreme Leader Khamenei, & President Erdogan, for speaking against the oppression & massacre of Muslims in India & Kashmiris in IOJK by the Hindu Supremacist Modi regime. https://t.co/sUeIJ81q58— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) March 5, 2020
It should be noted that Prime Minister Imran Khan's statement came after Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's statement when he called on India to "fight extremist Hindus" and "stop the massacre of Muslims" in a tweet.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, "Muslims all over the world are grieved over the massacre of Muslims in India".
It should be noted that a few days ago, Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif also criticized the violent behaviour against Muslims in New Delhi riots, after which the Iranian ambassador in New Delhi called and protested that the Iranian Foreign Minister The statement is like interference with India's internal affairs. '
Iran's Supreme Leader further said that "India's government should confront extremist Hindus and their parties and stop the massacre of Muslims or else New Delhi will face isolation by Muslim countries".
The hearts of Muslims all over the world are grieving over the massacre of Muslims in India. The govt of India should confront extremist Hindus & their parties & stop the massacre of Muslims in order to prevent India’s isolation from the world of Islam.#IndianMuslimslnDanger— Khamenei.ir (@khamenei_ir) March 5, 2020
The hashtag #IndianMuslimslnDanger was also used in conjunction with a tweet by Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Earlier, Iran condemned the violence against Muslims in India, calling it 'senseless and violent'.
In a tweet on Twitter, Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif wrote that 'Iran condemns the wave of organized violence against Indian Muslims'.