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Iran lashes out at Canada over UN rights resolution

A UN resolution condemning serious rights abuses by the Islamic Republic drew rage from Tehran, with a particularly harsh diatribe directed at Canada as the architect of the motion.
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Iran’s Foreign Ministry issued a strongly worded statement of condemnation in response to a UN resolution that has raised alarm on human rights violations committed by the Islamic Republic.

The resolution discussed and passed by the General Assembly Third Committee expressed "serious concern at the alarmingly frequent use of the death penalty." It urged Iranian authorities to drop such sentences against child offenders.

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