In his statement on Saturday Anifah Aman said his country was concerned that such "despicable acts disregard the sensitivity of the Muslim world in the name of freedom of expression."
"Such irresponsible acts are provocative and offensive in nature and hence it is totally unacceptable," he added.
"Malaysia wishes to request the Swedish government to take measures against such publications to prevent the recurrence of such irresponsible acts in the future."
Sweden's ambassador to Malaysia, Helena Sångeland, tells the news agency TT that she has not received any formal protest yet, but that the embassy has been closed over the weekend. Rumours of demonstrations being planned circulated already on Thursday, but so far Sångeland has not seen anything.
According to AFP, the conservative Islamic party PAS is planning a
demonstration after prayers next Friday. They then plan to submit a letter of protest to the Swedish embassy over the re-printing of the caricature.
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