Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has accused Western governments of promoting ‘Islamofabia’ after the 49 Namaz killing and injuring many people in the New Zealand massacre.
In a statement released on the government’s official website on Friday, Rouhani said that the shootings show that ‘some Western governments are unfortunately promoting Islamophobia (fear of Islam) in the West which we all need to fight together.’
Meanwhile, Ankara has started its investigation in connection with the attacker coming to Turkey several times. A Turkish official said without stating that the Australian arrested in the case came to Turkey several times and stayed here for a long time.
On the condition of anonymity, the official said, ‘We think the suspect possibly went to other countries Europe, Asia and Africa too. We are tracing the activities of the suspect and his relations in the country.
Australia-born Brenton Tarant (28) shot dead 49 people in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday.