EU member states condemn violence in Iran

The European Union has condemned the use of violence against dissident protesters by Iranian security and police forces. “For the European Union and its member states, the widespread and disproportionate use of force against non-violent demonstrators is unjustifiable and unacceptable,” High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell said Sunday on behalf of the 27 member states. “People in Iran, as everywhere, have the right to peaceful protest. This right must be guaranteed in all circumstances.”

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