This Article is From Mar 03, 2020

"Ensure Well-Being Of All Indians," Iran Urges India After Delhi Violence

Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday that law enforcement agencies were working on the ground to prevent violence and ensure restoration of confidence and normalcy.

'Ensure Well-Being Of All Indians,' Iran Urges India After Delhi Violence

The communal violence over the amended citizenship law in Delhi has claimed at least 42 lives.

Highlights

  • Iran Foreign Minister tweeted on Delhi violence
  • He urged authorities to not let "senseless" violence prevail
  • Delhi violence last week has left 46 dead and hundreds injured
Tehran:

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Monday urged Indian authorities to ensure the well-being of all Indians and not let "senseless" violence prevail.

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday that law enforcement agencies were working on the ground to prevent violence and ensure restoration of confidence and normalcy.

Mr Kumar has urged international bodies not to make irresponsible statements at this sensitive time. "Iran condemns the wave of organised violence against Indian Muslims. For centuries, Iran has been a friend of India. We urge Indian authorities to ensure the wellbeing of ALL Indians & not let senseless thuggery prevail. Path forward lies in peaceful dialogue and rule of law," Zarif tweeted.

The communal violence over the amended citizenship law in Delhi has claimed at least 42 lives. Frenzied mobs have torched houses, shops, vehicles, a petrol pump and pelted stones at police personnel.