Bahrain summons Sweden's charge d'affaires over Quran burning

Bahrain summoned Sweden's chargé d'affaires and handed her a formal protest letter against "allowing extremists to burn copies of Quran in Stockholm under police protection," the state news agency said on Tuesday citing the foreign ministry.

"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the Kingdom of Bahrain's strong condemnation and denunciation of the recurrence of these disgraceful incidents, as a serious provocation to the feelings of Muslims and a violation of international principles, and resolutions," it added.