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  • Decision condemns all acts of threats of violence, destruction and injury directed towards non secular websites
  • Decision denounces any transfer to obliterate or forcibly convert any non secular web site
  • Pakistan says it is going to proceed to play a number one function in denouncing violent assaults on non secular websites

The United Nations on Thursday adopted a Pakistan-sponsored decision calling for the safety of spiritual websites, reviews Radio Pakistan.

The decision was co-sponsored by Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and different OIC international locations and adopted by consensus.

The decision condemns all acts of threats of violence, destruction and injury directed towards non secular websites which have continued to happen internationally, particularly in India.

The decision additionally denounces any transfer to obliterate or forcibly convert any non secular websites.

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The decision expresses issues on the rise of racial and spiritual intolerance and adverse stereotyping of religions and condemns any advocacy of nationwide, racial or non secular hatred that promotes discrimination, hostility or violence.

Pakistan’s envoy to the UN, in a tweet, expressed happiness that the UN Basic Meeting adopted the consensus decision.

“Pakistan will continue to play a leading role in denouncing violent attacks on religious sites,” stated Akram.

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