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Salehi deplores execution of Shia religious leader

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA -- Vice-President and head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi on Sunday deplored martyrdom of Ayatollah Sheikh Nimr Baqer al-Nimr.

He said that although perpetrators of such gruesome act practically shown that they did not learn from history, but scholars of the Islamic world should take initiative to stop repetition of such inhuman acts.

He said that scholars of the Islamic world should stop repetition of such inhuman acts

Whoever did not learn from the history, will not learn from any teacher, he wrote the poem at the end of his message.

Iran protested to Saudi government over execution of the prominent religious leader of the Saudi Shia Community.

Iran said that punishment of the religious leader is blatant violation of Customary International Law.


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