Iran - Q&A from the press briefing (30 June 2021)


Q: Do you support the call by the UN investigator on human rights in Iran for an independent inquiry into allegations of state-ordered executions of thousands of political prisoners in 1988 and the role played by President-elect Ebrahim Raisi as Tehran deputy prosecutor?

A: We regularly express our concerns and expectations concerning serious and regular violations of human rights in Iran, as we reiterated on June 21 following Ebrahim Raisi’s election as President.

France reaffirms its unwavering opposition to the death penalty everywhere and in all circumstances.