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Iranian envoy summoned on minister’s tweet on Delhi riot


New Delhi, Mar 03: India on Tuesday summoned Iranian Ambassador Ali Chegeni and lodged a strong protest with him over the comments made by Iran''s foreign minister Javad Zarif over violence in Delhi.

Iranian envoy summoned on minister’s tweet on Delhi riot

Official sources said that the Iranian envoy was conveyed that Zarif commented on a matter which is purely internal to India.

Don’t let senseless thuggery prevail, Iran tells India on Delhi riots

In a tweet on Monday, Zarif said," Iran condemns the wave of organised violence against Indian muslims."

"The Iranian Ambassador in Delhi was summoned on Tuesday and a strong protest was lodged over the comments made by Zarif on the matter internal to India," a source said.

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