Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Islamic Republic of Iran
|The Secretary-General is following with concern recent developments in the Islamic Republic of Iran. He 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. Further violence must be avoided.
Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General
New York, 3 January 2018