Tuesday , 22 September 2020

Iran summons German ambassador after condemning execution of wrestler Navid Afkari

Al-Arabia – Iran’s foreign ministry on Monday summoned Germany’s ambassador over tweets condemning the execution of a wrestler, accused of murdering a man during a wave of anti-government protests in 2018.

The ministry “strongly condemned” the tweets and told German envoy Hans-Udo Muzel that the reaction was considered to be an “interference in the internal affairs” of Iran, according to an official statement.

For all the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app

Iran executed Navid Afkari over his alleged stabbing of a guard during anti-government protests.

The move has been widely condemned, with the European Union voicing its concern on Monday.

0