Some Iranians this morning staged a peaceful protest outside the
Nigerian embassy in Tehran, the Iranian capital to register their
displeasure over the Army- Shiite group clash that occurred in Zaria,
Kaduna state on Saturday December 12th. Meanwhile the Iranian government
yesterday summoned the Nigerian Ambassador to Iran, Ambassador Tukur
Mani to receive Iran’s protest over the deadly attacks on Shiite group.
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Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned Nigeria’s envoy in Tehran, Ambassador Tukur Mani, over the killing of the Shiite Muslims in Zaria city, Kaduna State in the most recent two days, the FARS News Agency has reported.
The Nigerian armed force had conflicted with individuals from the Islamic Movement of Nigeria whose individuals professedly assaulted the caravan of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday.
The Nigerian Army affirmed on Monday that around seven individuals from Shiite order were shot dead while 10 different individuals from the gathering were injured in its offer to avoid an asserted assault by the gathering on Buratai.
The armed force said the shooting by the troops going with the COAS’ guard was “in accordance with Rules of Engagement” to spare the life of the COAS from “intensely furnished” individuals from the Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky-drove Shiite organization.
In any case, the FARS News Agency reported that the Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, on Monday summoned the Nigerian emissary to voice Tehran’s not kidding worry over the episode.
At the meeting, Zarif denounced the Nigerian armed force assault on the Shiite group as inadmissible, and emphasized the Nigerian government’s obligation regarding ensuring the lives of the Shiites and religious focuses, particularly the Islamic Movement of Nigeria.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran seriously requests illumination of the measurements of the episode, treatment of the injured individuals and remuneration of the harms acquired at the soonest,” the Iranian ambassador said.
Mani, on his part, said that he would illuminate the Federal Government of Iran’s worry and furnish Tehran with a reaction.
Prior today, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, had voiced worry over the clampdown on the Shiite Muslims group, advised that the destiny of Sheik Zakzaky, was of essential significance both to Iran and the Muslim world.
“Illuminating Sheik Zakzaky’s destiny is imperative to the Muslim world and Iran,” Amir Abdollahian said on Monday.
He advised that Nigeria and whatever remains of the world Muslims needed to see Sheik Zakzaky sound and safe and fit as a fiddle.
Amir Abdollahian, interim, indicated business as usual of Iran-Nigeria relations, and said, “Tehran and Abuja have as of now great relations and the Nigerian president has as of late gone by Tehran.”
“Utilizing this positive air ruling our relations, we have more than once advised them that they are in charge of this episode.”
The Saturday and Sunday crackdown on the Shiite group by the Nigerian armed force that finished in the slaughter of the Shiites in a few assaults had brought about genuine worries in Tehran.
Likewise prior on Monday, the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission in
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