Iran deletes statements from the meeting with NSA Doval and releases new statement

Following the international condemnation of Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal's remarks on Prophet Muhammad, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) clarified on Friday that the tweets and comments do not reflect the government's views.

Iran deletes statements from the meeting with NSA Doval and releases new statement
NSA Ajit Doval with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian at a meeting (Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Iran)

Iran has deleted a previous news release which mentioned that India has promised to take action against anyone who makes disparaging statements about Prophet Muhammad. According to Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Iran's Islamic Republic has no constraints on expanding its connections with India.

The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a press statement describing the meeting.