European countries need to take measures to prevent new actions to desecrate the Koran, and not hide behind freedom of speech to justify their inaction, Ibrahim Kalin, official representative of the Turkish president, said on 24 TV on January 28, Report informs referring to TASS.

“Freedom of speech cannot be used as an excuse to justify this shame, silence, as well as to insult, humiliate, scold and attack sacred values. Europe must take measures to prevent such attacks,” Kalin said.