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Ban Ki-Moon reaction on the execution of the Shiite cleric Sheikh al-Nimr in Riyadh

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United Nations, January 04 2016 During a telephone conversation with the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia, the UN Secretary-General expressed his disappointment at the execution of the Shiite cleric Sheikh al-Nimr in Riyadh and said the attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran was “deplorable”, his spokesman told reporters today  in New York. Stephane Dujarric said the Secretary General   “reiterated his views on capital punishment and his disappointment at the execution of Sheik al-Nimr, whose case the Secretary-General had raised with Saudi authorities on several occasions. The Secretary-General also reiterated that the attack on the Saudi embassy [Read More]

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