White House condemns latest Iran death sentences, demands ‘immediate cessation’

Published: Updated:
Read Mode
100% Font Size
1 min read

The White House on Monday condemned the latest executions of protesters announced by Iran and said the United States stands with other countries demanding “immediate cessation” of the death sentences.

“We condemn the executions of Mohammad Mehdi Karami & Mohammad Hosseini and the additional executions announced today,” National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan tweeted, referring to two people executed Saturday, and three more death sentences announced Monday.

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

“We join with partners around the world calling for an immediate cessation of these abuses. Iran will be held accountable,” Sullivan said.

Read more:

UK summons top Iranian diplomat following latest executions

Protest outside Iran prison against reportedly imminent executions of demonstrators

Hundreds rally in French city in support of Iran protests

Top Content Trending