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Iran lashes out at UN's latest report on human rights violations

The Islamic Republic questioned the credibility of the rapporteur’s latest account, saying it was founded on claims by "terrorist groups."
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Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations condemned as "reprehensible" the latest report by the United Nations human rights rapporteur, Javaid Rehman.

In a statement, the deputy of Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations, Zahra Ershadi "expressed regret" at how Rehman had relied on "ambiguous and unofficial sources" with information provided by “terrorist groups.”

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