Pakistan summons French ambassador

Pakistan summons French ambassador
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Pakistan has summoned France’s ambassador in Islamabad, the foreign office said on Monday, APA reports citing Reuters. .

The foreign office spokesman confirmed that the French ambassador had been summoned and shared a statement from his office which said “Pakistan condemns systematic Islamophobic campaign under the garb of freedom of expression”.

Khan’s comments came after Macron paid tribute to a French history teacher beheaded by an Islamist radical who wanted to avenge the use of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad in a class on freedom of expression. 

Zumrud Pashkin

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