By Emeka Aginam
The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Abuja has expressed concern over violence unrest targeted at its embassies in Khartoum and diplomatic missions in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and a number of other countries in the Muslim world.
The German Minister, Dr. Guido Westerwelle in a statement from the German embassy, Abuja appealed to the governments of these countries to provide diplomatic missions with comprehensive protection.
“Diplomats need to be able to carry out their work without fear. We understand the indignation which many faithful Muslims feel towards the anti-Islamic film which has been circulating.
“We share that indignation at this abhorrent online material; however, we are convinced that not even this horrible video, which really is devoid of all good taste, can be used to justify violence, not to mention murders such as we have just seen. We unequivocally distance ourselves from this kind of defamation of the Prophet and of Islam” the German Minister said.