In remarks at the prayer service, Guterres recalled that a worshipper who saw a stranger walk into one of the Christchurch mosques said "Hello, brother", not knowing he was a terrorist. "We are one", Ardern said in a short speech, followed by two minutes of silence.
Thanking New Zealanders for their support, the Al Noor mosque's imam, Gamal Fouda, said, "This terrorist sought to tear our nation apart with an evil ideology that has torn the world apart but instead we have shown that New Zealand is unbreakable and that the world can see in us an example of love and unity".
"I don't think I am displaying leadership", she was quoted as saying by the New Zealand press.
The OIC, in a statement, urged all countries to refrain from statements that associate Islam with terror and extremism.
During his campaign rallies, Turkey's president has been showing video clips of the mosque attacks, which were livestreamed by the shooter, drawing condemnation from New Zealand and Australia.More news: Roseanne Barr accuses co-star Sara Gilbert of 'destroying her life'
More news: NetherRealm Provide More Details For Upcoming Mortal Kombat 11 Closed Beta
More news: Trent Alexander-Arnold withdraws from England squad
However, several hours after the meeting, Erdogan again showed video footage of the shootings during an election rally.
In his message on Facebook and Twitter, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the ruler of Dubai emirate, lauded Prime Minister Ardern's gesture. The self-proclaimed white nationalist did not enter a plea in his initial court appearance the day after the attack. Tarrant, 28, is set to appear in court on April 5.
She has also undertaken concrete measures by suggesting a ban on the sale of semi-automatic weapons in her country and calling on all the citizens to hand over all their guns to law enforcement.
To our Prime Minister, thank you.
"So if in wearing the hijab as I did gave them a sense of security to continue to practice their faith then I'm very pleased I did it", she said. The military and police would be exempt, as would pest control businesses. Ardern also emphasized in an address to Parliament that she would strive not to use the Australian terrorist's name so as not to shift the attention to him.