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Tehran slams Sweden over 'political' verdict against ex-official

Already holding two Swedish nationals on death row, Iran warned that the verdict by a Stockholm court could harm bilateral ties.
Hamid Nouri

Iran "strongly condemned" a Swedish court's life sentence for a former Iranian official involved in the deaths of thousands of political prisoners in the 1980s.

Earlier on Thursday, Stockholm's district court found Hamid Nouri guilty of "murder" and "serious crimes against international law."

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