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October 27, 2012 7:44 pm

Iran Cancels Visit From European Parliament Delegation

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JPost – Iran put an end to plans for a European Parliament delegation’s visit to the country, a parliament spokeswoman said on Saturday.

The decision came after senior officials at the European Parliament – which on Friday awarded its Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and filmmaker Jafar Panahi – said they wanted the delegation to meet the two activists.

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