On Prophet Row, Iran changed Its earlier version Of Meeting With NSA Ajit Doval

According to an official statement, Iran has pulled down an earlier press statement

New Delhi: Amid a massive diplomatic row on the comments on Prophet Muhammad, Iran appears to have changed its version of its Foreign minister's meeting today with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval in Delhi. According to an official statement, Iran has pulled down an earlier press statement.

"Those who made the controversial remarks against the Prophet "would be taught a lesson," that was the earlier Iranian statement, Iran's  Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told to the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. But the above-mentioned line was no longer finds mentioned on the Iranian foreign ministry website.

After the West Asian countries joined in condemning the Prophet comments, Iranian Foreign Minister Abdollahian is the first important person to visit India. 

Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian tweeted, "Pleased to meet PM Modi, FM Jaishankar and other Indian officials to advance our bilateral strategic dialogue. Tehran & New Delhi agree on the need to respect divine religions & Islamic sanctities & to avoid divisive statements. determined to bring relations to new heights." 

The official of India's External Affairs Ministry said, "We have made it pretty clear the tweets and comments do not convey the views of the government. This has been conveyed to our interlocutors as also the fact that action has been taken by the concerned quarters against those who made the comments and tweets. I really do not have anything additional to say on this," the official said. 

The External Affairs Ministry spokesperson said that the Prophet remarks were never raised in discussions with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar.

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