Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic Iran Hosein Amir Abdollahian, at the official invitation of his Indian colleague, Sobramaneam Jaysankara, went on an India.
IRNA reports that the purpose of the visit of Abdollahian is to hold meetings with senior persons of India. The visit is aimed at developing relations between the two countries, consultations will be held for bilateral and international issues.
Note that on the eve of India’s ambassador to Tehran was called to the Iran Foreign Ministry, where he was handed a note due to the statements of the representative of the ruling Indian party “Bharatiya Dzhanat Party” (BDP) Nipur Sharma on Indian television, regarded in Muslim countries as Offective to the Prophet Muhammad. The Ambassador of India, in turn, said that the position expressed by Sharmma does not reflect the opinions of the Indian government, which applies with great respect to all religions. In addition, according to him, Sharma is not a civil servant, but only held a position in the party. After the broken scandal, she was dismissed.
The Government of Katar, Kuwait, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Afghanistan and Pakistan called the statements offensive.