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UN Chief Urges Iranians to Avoid Violence as Protests Continue

UN Chief Urges Iranians to Avoid Violence as Protests Continue
The Iranian community in Belgium is gathering at Place Schuman-Schumanplein in solidarity with the demands of the Iranian people against price increases, repression and dictatorship. (AP)

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 01:10 PM

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed concern on Wednesday about the loss of life in ongoing protests in Iran and called for the security forces and demonstrators to avoid further violence, his spokesman said in a statement.

"The secretary-general . . . deplores the loss of life in the protests. He urges respect for the rights to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression, and that any demonstrations take place in a peaceful manner," Guterres' spokesman Farhan Haq said in a statement. "Further violence must be avoided."

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U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed concern on Wednesday about the loss of life in ongoing protests in Iran and called for the security forces and demonstrators to avoid further violence, his spokesman said in a statement.
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