France urges restraint after the killing of Iranian nuclear physicist

Iran – Press briefing by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson (excerpt)

Paris, 30 November 2020

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Q. – What is France’s response to the killing of Iranian nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Friday? (…)

THE SPOKESPERSON – We have taken note with concern of the attack which claimed the life of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. In a context of regional tensions, we are closely monitoring its repercussions in Iran and the region.

We are calling for restraint in order to keep the channels of dialogue and negotiation open. In this context, we reiterate our calls for efforts to avoid an escalation of tensions. (…)./.

Published on 01/12/2020

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