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Speaker calls for formation of fact finding mission on Bahrain

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, April 28, IRNA -- Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has called for formation of a fact finding mission to examine current developments in Bahrain.

Larijani made the remarks in a telephone conversation Wednesday evening with President of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Theo-Ben Gurirab.

According to the Information and Press Bureau of Majlis, during the conversation, Larijani expressed concern over the tragic ongoing situation in Bahrain including the carnage of people, raping women and mosques destruction.

He referred to the situation as a catastrophe against human rights.

Referring to those countries that have dispatched military forces along with military apparatus to Bahrain, Larijani said they were red-handed for massacre of innocent and defenseless people.

He stressed that it was the duty of the IPU not to stay silent vis-a-vis such brutalities.

Meanwhile, the IPU official expressed concern, for his part, over current developments in Bahrain.

He also welcomed Larijani's proposal for setting up a fact-finding committee on Bahrain.

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