Iranian women in hijab
Iran expressed the protest of Georgia in connection with the actions of the employees of the security service of Tbilisi airport.
Iranian authorities have accused Georgia of inappropriate treatment of women in hijab, reports Georgia Online.
About the protest of Tehran, said foreign Ministry spokesman Iran Bahram Kazemi.
This reaction of the foreign Ministry of Iran summoned the passengers of flight “Tbilisi-Isfahan”, which complained of actions of employees of the security service of Tbilisi airport.
At the security check points the security personnel forced some women to remove the hijab.
“After thorough processing of appeals, the Iranian Embassy in Georgia, filed protests in the Georgian foreign Ministry and the security service of Tbilisi airport”, – the statement says Kazemi.
The Iranian diplomat said that the consular Department of the foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic demanded that the Embassy of Georgia in Tehran’s explanations about the incident.
“We hope that through these measures, the security service of Tbilisi airport will comply with respect for the privacy of Muslim women and would not allow the recurrence of such incidents”, – noted in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran.
Previously, the government of new York has promised to pay compensation to three Muslim women for violating their religious rights, after they were forced to remove the hijab.