The UK has sanctioned Iran’s prosecutor general after Tehran carried out the execution of British-Iranian national Alireza Akbari, James Cleverly has announced.
Writing on Twitter, the Foreign Secretary said: “The UK has sanctioned Iran’s
“Sanctioning him today underlines our disgust at Alireza Akbari’s execution. The Prosecutor General is at the heart of Iran’s use of the death penalty.
“We’re holding the regime to account for its appalling human rights violations.”
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