President Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama on Friday had some strong words for American Republican Presidential candidatesÔÇöespecially party frontrunner Donald TrumpÔÇöwho have been warning that Muslims pose a threat to the world.
On a post on his facebook page Friday, Dr Khama indirectly chastised Donald Trump.
“It is also my hope that the United States of America will, under new leadership, continue to engage with the international community in the spirit of partnership and solidarity and be all embracing and tolerant of different cultures, religions and race,” read a post on his page.
“I state this because, some of the utterances that have come out during the recent presidential debates are a source of concern for me, as some of these values and principles would be under threat in the event those responsible for them were to assume the Presidency.”
Donald Trump has been under fire for comments he uttered against Muslims. He initially proposed a temporary ban on all Muslims from entering the United States after the terrorist attacks in Paris.
In January President Obama chastised Donald Trump by saying, “We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion,” he said. “This isn’t a matter of political correctness. It’s a matter of understanding what makes us strong.”
At a rally held Friday in North Charleston, South Carolina, Trump reportedly uttered a statement advocating for the shooting of Muslims in pig’s blood.