European Parliament calls to put relationship with Iran under condition

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More than 270 Members of the European Parliament call the EU and member states to condition further relations with Iran with regards to “a clear progress on human rights and a halt to executions.”


In a statement published today by the office of Gérard Deprez, a Belgian MEP and President of the Friends of a Free Iran group in the European Parliament, more than 270 MEPs call into question the democratic reforms in Iran.

“We are extremely worried about the rising number of executions in Iran. Since the ‘moderate’ President Rouhani took office in August 2013, several thousand people have been hanged in Iran. Moreover, in a public speech on Iranian television, President Rouhani descr...


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