Iran warns against "negative" consequences of violence against Bahraini protesters: spokesman

Iran warns against "negative" consequences of violence against Bahraini protesters: spokesman

Tehrān : Iran | May 14, 2011 at 5:46 AM PDT
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space TV, local press said Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin mhmanperst Tuesday warned of the consequences of "harmful and negative" for violence against demonstrators in Bahrain.

"Iran defends the legitimate demands of the people, recommends that officials of other countries to heed public demands," mhmanperst quoted as speaking to reporters on Tuesday.

The spokesman refuted allegations of Iranian interference in the Affairs of other States, including Bahrain, said: "I have said repeatedly that Iran does not interfere in the internal affairs of other countries in everything," the report said.

He said Iran's foreign policy that respects the territorial integrity of other States.

Cast doubt on double mhmanperst position West and selective support to some countries "while claiming to defend human rights", the report said.

"Selective position west of democracy and human rights and to remove any remaining ambiguity for RAI TV, newspapers quoted him as saying.

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