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Costly Move

Iran says Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shia cleric Nimr Baqr al-Nimr, if carried out, would prove costly for the kingdom. On Sunday, Nimr’s brother, Mohammad, confirmed that the Saudi Supreme Court and the Special Appeals Court had upheld a death sentence issued last year against him for inciting sectarian strife and disobeying King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The cleric has denied the charges. Later in the day, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said, “The execution of Sheikh Nimr will exact a heavy price on Saudi Arabia,” Press TV reported. Nimr’s lawyer, Sadeq al-Jubran, has said the cleric could be executed as soon as the Saudi monarch approves his sentence.

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