Norwegian ambassador ''disapprove'' act of Quran burning.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan has lodged a protest with Norway over desecration of the Holy Quran in the Norwegian city of Kristiansand. Norwegian Ambassador Kjell-Gunnar Eriksen was summoned to the Foreign Office and conveyed 'deep concern of the government and people of Pakistan' over the incident. Pakistan urged the ambassador to bring those involved in desecration of the Holy Quran incident to justice and to prevent the recurrence of any such incident in the future.

Lars Thorsen, a leader of an anti-Islam group, set fire to a copy of the Quran the other day, while another leader of the far-right...

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